Category: Skills Transfer

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 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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Alleviating youth unemployment by addressing the African informal sector

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Alleviating youth unemployment by addressing the African informal sector

KPMG Global Chairman joined Head of Oxfam Winnie Byanyima, Vice President of Ghana, Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, and entrepreneur Mandla Sibeko in a panel discussion which asked how Africa could alleviate youth unemployment by addressing the informal sector. The session chaired by the BBC’s Lerato Mbele focused on unleashing entrepreneurial dynamism, boosting access to capital, emphasising social […]

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Lessons From Lusaka – Zambia On The Need To Localise

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Lessons From Lusaka – Zambia On The Need To Localise

  I was recently in Lusaka and had to meet someone at one of the city’s popular malls (there are many sprouting up). Zambia has undergone a major middle class upsurge, spurred by a global copper boom and a major diversification of the economy. All key sectors from agriculture to manufacturing and hospitality are speeding […]

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Trekking through Mozambique, Malawi & Tanzania

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Trekking through Mozambique, Malawi & Tanzania

I recently embarked on an epic journey covering 3 rising nations, 3 regions & 2 timezones. Prior to making the trip, I wasn’t sure of what to expect, the one thing I was mindful of was that it was going to be one heck of a long trip. And so it was that I set […]

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19 African Superstars Collaborate To Make Agriculture Cool

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Agriculture is that really important industry that just lacks “sex appeal” where young people are concerned. But with 60% of the world’s arable land amidst a looming global food crisis, Africa needs to step up and get more of it’s demographic dividend in the field. 19 African Superstars led by Nigeria’s one & only Kokomaster, […]

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