The cashew nut is mainly farmed in the west of Zambia. With low production levels, low cashew quality and the lack of quality standards, this is definitely an agricultural opportunity to explore in Zambia.
Cashews grow on trees. They are also known as nuts. However, the cashew nut is not the only fruit of the cashew tree. The other part is called the cashew apple. The cashew nut is found inside the kidney shaped shell that is attached to the bottom of the cashew apple.
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Does a cook ever have enough onions? Pungent bulb onions are great and add flavour to any meal. I must say, we Zambians use onions in everything. As an agricultural farmer in Zambia, you need to tap into this need. So, if you’re thinking about growing onions on a large scale, then this article could help you make that decision.
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Zambia was among the leading investment destinations in Africa in 2015, the recently published 2016 African Economic Outlook (AEO) indicates.
The AEO presents the current state of economic and social development in Africa and projects the outlook for the coming two years. The AEO is a product of collaborative work by three international partners:
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Poultry farming in Zambia is very popular with families rearing chickens in scoops in their backyards. And the best part of raising your own chickens is that you get to enjoy fresh and tasty eggs. Even more, you can use the shells as compost for your garden.
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