Category: Agriculture

Kenya Bans Poultry Imports From Uganda After Bird Flu Outbreak

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Kenya Bans Poultry Imports From Uganda After Bird Flu Outbreak

The chicken industry in east Africa particularly Uganda has suffered a major blow with recent reports of an outbreak of the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI), a bird-flu which can affect both birds and humans. This has prompted the Kenyan authorities to temporarily ban the importation of live poultry and related products from Uganda into Kenya. […]

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African Coffee Supply Can Satisfy The World`s Rising Demand

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African Coffee Supply Can Satisfy The World`s Rising Demand

The future of coffee production from the world`s largest producers, Brazil and Vietnam looks bleak as the two coffee producing giants are witnessing yet another drought which is likely to cause a negative impact on production, exports, and pricing. Brazil and Vietnam had been hit by a semi-drought which decreased the production of coffee in since 2015 […]

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Tanzania Joins China’s Colossal One Belt One Road Trade Initiative

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Tanzania Joins China’s Colossal One Belt One Road Trade Initiative

The Chinese government has selected the East African nation of Tanzania as a new addition to its ambitious One Belt, One road initiative. The plan is modeled along the lines of the traditional silk road, an ancient trade route that spurred Chinese trade with the world. It aims to boost China’s economy by locking down on latent trade […]

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Exclusive Interview: Egypt & FoodAfrica Cairo Ready To Satisfy Great Africa Appetite

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Exclusive Interview: Egypt & FoodAfrica Cairo Ready To Satisfy Great Africa Appetite

Ahead of Food Africa Cairo 2016, Esaja caught up with Dalia Kabeel who is the operations director for Konzept Egypt. The company organises the esteem event in conjunction with IFP. Below are her rich thoughts on Egypt’s Agric, Food Processing and trade prospects across the African continent. She also touches on the historic Grand Free […]

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ZNFU President On Zambian Agriculture & Expanding Regional Authority Of Agritech Expo Ahead Of 2016 Edition

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ZNFU President On Zambian Agriculture & Expanding Regional Authority Of Agritech Expo Ahead Of 2016 Edition

“As farmers we have the destiny of our country and nation in our hands” says Dr Evelyn Nguleka, Zambia National Farmers Union President. She adds: “let us apply all the knowledge and skills to have more food we need and venture into value addition to earn incomes for ourselves. If we can move from our […]

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Agritech Expo Zambia 2016: Strongpak Ltd Manufacturing Locally & Exhibits With Confidence

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Agritech Expo Zambia 2016: Strongpak Ltd Manufacturing Locally & Exhibits With Confidence

    The amazing team at Agritech Expo, caught up with one of this year’s exhibitors. Strongpak produces woven bags that are the lifeblood of regional grain, fertilizer & feed packaging. In this exclusive Agritech Expo interview, Manish Bhat (Packaging Technical Advisor) at Strongpak Ltd, shares insights on the company, Zambian agriculture & their participation in Agritech […]

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Agritech Expo Sponsor Interview: SGS launches latest next generation drones for use in aerial surveys

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Agritech Expo Sponsor Interview: SGS launches latest next generation drones for use in aerial surveys

1)   Welcome back to Agritech Expo! We are thrilled to have you back. How was your experience at the event? Agritech Expo 2015 was very exciting and insightful. It provided a great opportunity for us to meet our existing clients and potential customers. In addition, it gave us many opportunities for networking and interacting […]

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Agritech Expo to gather Zambia farming community in Chisamba again to focus on agri successes and challenges

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Agritech Expo to gather Zambia farming community in Chisamba again to focus on agri successes and challenges

  “It is so important for the farming community to get together to discuss the current challenges and share success stories in the sector” says Liam Beckett, Event Director of the Agritech Expo, which is Zambia’s leading outdoor agriculture exhibition. “This year we look forward to welcoming some 15 000+ farming professionals, from emerging, to small […]

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