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Mar 25, 2021
By Kabanda Chulu From Business News, Zambia Daily Mail, March 15 2021 The United States (US) government is committed to promoting increased trade and investment between that country and Zambia and will ensure that Zambian businesses have access to US markets, US Embassy Chargé d’ Affaires David Young has said. Mr Young said activities will include expanding opportunities for US investors and businesses in Zambia. In response to a press query, Mr Young said trade with the US, including through the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), has helped Zambian companies to create and sustain jobs that support economic growth and development. In 2019, two-way trade totaled more than K3.6 billion (US$ 182 million). In fact, Zambian exports to the United States have grown by 0.74 percent over... Read more
Jan 22, 2021
This article was originally published by USAID. Zambia’s development holds much promise but faces much... Read more
Dec 18, 2020
USAID Zambia Emerging Farmers Partnership Global Communities is working to assist ten thousand emerging farmers across Zambia with support to increase their productivity, incomes, and sustainable farming practices under a new project spearheaded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Corteva Agriscience, and John Deere. The objective of the Zambia Emerging Farmers Partnership is to transform Zambia’s largely subsistence sector through the commercialization of emerging farmers.  The three-year project will leverage more than K777 million (US$37 million) in loans for inputs and equipment, resulting in more than 50,000 hectares of crops planted using climate-adaptive seeds and other sustainable technologies. PCI, a Global Communities Partner’s Work in Zambia... Read more
Dec 17, 2020
This article was originally published by USAID.   Harry Ngoma, USAID/Zambia Minister of Agriculture Honorable Michael Katambo,
Global Communities COP Nobel Moyo,
Corteva Country Director Samson Nyendwa,
Afgri Representative Rayno Van Niekerk,
Ladies and Gentlemen,
All protocols observed. It is a great honor for me to be here with you at the signing of this memorandum of understanding for the Emerging Farmers Partnership project between USAID, Corteva Agriscience, John Deere, and Global Communities.  This MOU represents some of USAID’s most important values: economic resilience, private-sector engagement... Read more
Dec 17, 2020
Press Release from the US Embassy in Zambia LUSAKA, ZAMBIA – Ten thousand emerging farmers across Zambia will receive support to increase their productivity, incomes, and sustainable farming practices under a new project spearheaded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Corteva Agriscience, Global Communities, and John Deere. The Zambia Emerging Farmers Partnership will catalyze greater productivity of emerging farmers working with 20-60 hectares of land, as well as support their communities and contribute to building a resilient global food system in Central Province (Mumbwa, Chibombo, Kapiri and... Read more
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