Zambia
22 Nov 2017 Xinhua
Chinese firm, Zambia gov't sign agricultural infrastructure development project
China Railway Seventh Group and the Zambian government sign infrastructure construction deal for the planned 200,000 ha Kalungwishi Farm Block in Mporokoso district.
15 Nov 2017 Reuters
How commercial farms are ripping apart Zambian communities
Some commercial farmers in Zambia's have acquired thousands of hectares while ignoring laws meant to prevent forced evictions, writes Juliana Nnoko-Mewanu from Human Rights Watch
30 Oct 2017 Le Maghreb
Installation de vastes exploitations agricoles en Zambie Déplacements forcés d'habitants de communautés rurales
Le gouvernement zambien manque à son devoir de protéger les droits des habitants de zones rurales qui sont déplacés par l'installation de vastes exploitations agricoles commerciales dans le district de Serenje
26 Oct 2017 CAJ News
Zambian families evicted from commercial farms
Dozens of rural families have been left with no shelter or source of livelihoods following mass acquisition of land by commercial farmers.
06 Sep 2017 Agrimoney
Zambeef shares tumble, as weak crop prices, wheat disease hit profits
The group, backed by European development banks, revealed it had sold 90% of its Zampalm operation to the Industrial Development Corporation of Zambia, a state-backed fund, for $16m
31 Aug 2017 GAI
AgDevCo invests $5M in Zambia’s Katito farming enterprises
AgDevCo expects that its investments in two large-scale commercial farming enterprises in Zambia will provide the “critical mass” needed to attract ancillary businesses along the supply chain
08 Aug 2017 Zambia Daily Mail
Zambia, China agric co-operation in fast development mode
Two Chinese media firms – China Agriculture Film and Television Center and Global Max Media Group – co-hosted the China Africa Agriculture Co-operation and Development Summit in Lusaka.
07 Aug 2017 Reuters
China approves 10 international agricultural parks
China has approved plans to establish international agricultural demonstration zones in 10 countries. The projects include an agriculture technology park in Laos, Zambia dan Fiji, said agriculture ministry in a statement.
06 Aug 2017 Commodafrica
La Chine va créer des zones de démonstration agricole dans 10 pays
Le ministère chinois de l'Agriculture a validé la création de "zones de démonstration agricole à l'international" dans 10 pays, rapporte Reuters. Objectif : accroître son influence sur le secteur agricole mondial.
06 Aug 2017 FMPRC
Speech at the China Africa Agriculture Cooperation and Development Summit
"China will continue to encourage Chinese enterprises to invest in large-scale farming, animal husbandry, grain storage and processing in Africa," says China's Ambassador to Zambia.
29 Jun 2017 Lusaka Times
Presidents of Zambia and Ghana cite Amatheon Agri as exemplary model of agricultural investment
Agribuiness partnerships with Africa are high on Germany’s agenda, says Amatheon Agri, which farms 3,000 ha in Zambia together with Toyota Group
29 May 2017 Al Jazeera
Zambia land grab: Chiefs' land sale sparks national outrage
Al Jazeera investigates how land is being sold and people displaced to make way for agribusiness in Zambia, putting many Zambians at risk of becoming squatters on their own land.


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