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Agricultural crops and cultivation methods in the Northern Province of Zambia

Ruth Haug

Agricultural crops and cultivation methods in the Northern Province of Zambia

by Ruth Haug

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Published by International Development Programs, Agricultural University of Norway in Aas .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Zambia,
  • Northern Province.
    • Subjects:
    • Field crops -- Zambia -- Northern Province.,
    • Agriculture -- Zambia -- Northern Province.,
    • Tillage -- Zambia -- Northern Province.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRuth Haug.
      SeriesZambian SPRP studies, Occasional paper ;, no. 1 =, Skriftserie ;, no. 1, Occasional paper (Norges landbrukshøgskole. International Development Programs) ;, no. 1., Zambian SPRP studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB187.Z33 H38 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination132, iii, vii, p. :
      Number of Pages132
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2624927M
      LC Control Number85193265

      THE ROLE OF THE FOODPROCESSING INDUSTRY Agriculture and development in Zambia Though the Zambian economy was dominated by AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT IN ZAMBIA. agricultural production. So far only 14% Agricultural land is currently utilized. TOTAL IRRIGATION POTENTIAL: million hectares, out of which about , hectares or 6% currently under irrigation. The agricultural sector in Zambia is holistic and it includes livestock, crops, fisheries and Size: 2MB.

      Agriculture And Rural Development: Conceptual Issues The definition of agriculture changes over time. Agriculture is the cultivation of plants and husbandry of animals, that is, the management of living things and ecosystems to produce goods and services for the people. Soils of Zambia. Rural Information Services, Ministry of affect agricultural amounts areas Barotse sands brown capacity cause changes chapter clay climate colour Consistence contain crack crops cultivation dambo dambo soils dark deep depth described detailed developed drainage drained erosion extensively farmer fertilizers flooded.

      Lusaka, Southern, Muchinga, Central, Northern and Eastern provinces. KAOMA Farm Development Committee, Zambia Agriculture Research Institute, Seed Control and Certification Institute. Western province. 5. Moore H. and Vaughan M. Cutting down trees: women, nutrition and agriculture change in the Northern Province of Zambia, Afr. Affairs October 6. Geisler G., Keller B. and Chuzu P. The Needs of Rural Women in the Northern Province of Zambia: Analysis and Recommendations. NCDP/NORAD, Lusaka, by: 4.


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Agricultural crops and cultivation methods in the Northern Province of Zambia by Ruth Haug Download PDF EPUB FB2

Agricultural crops and cultivation methods in the Northern province of Zambia. By R. Haug. Topics: FOOD CROPS, CASH CROPS, CROPPING SYSTEMS, PLANTE ALIMENTAIRE Author: R. Haug. Smallholder farmers use hand hoes and few external inputs, and they mainly produce food crops such as corn (maize), sorghum, millet, cassava (manioc), and groundnuts (peanuts).

Much of Zambia’s cotton, which is used for the local textile industry as well as for export, is also grown by smallholders. Planting potatoes, growing them into beautiful plants, and then harvesting two handfuls of small, knobby potatoes can get any farmer frustrated.

However, if you plan and do things properly from the beginning, you can have a good harvest. Agricultural Development in Zambia's Northern Province: Perspectives from the Field Level Article in IDS Bulletin 36(2) - February with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Agricultural policy change and indigenous Agriculture in northern Zambia 95 Table 1. five periods of change 1 Year Period – Subsistence economy based on citemene – Spread of faamu cultivation – Expansion of faamu cultivation – Return to citemene cultivation – Search for a new livelihood strategy.

SMALL-SCALE FARMING IN ZAMBIA: AGRICULTURE TYPE. The general picture of small-scale farming in Zambia is one of domination of crop production. Cattle are kept principally for draught purposes and are normally slaughtered for home or ceremonial consumption only after or towards the end of their useful life as draught animals.

Cash Crop Production in Zambia [s Eastern Province between and Christian Kingombe Session ID Agriculture micro 3: Agricultural markets 19th MarchSt. Catherine’s College, Oxford CSAE Conference Economic Development in Africa "File Size: 1MB. The Zambian agriculture sector comprises crops, livestock and fisheries.

The country’s staple crop and most cultivated is corn (maize). Other major crops include: cotton, soybeans, tobacco, groundnuts, paprika, sorghum, wheat, rice, sunflower seeds, coffee, as well as sugar, fruits, other vegetables and flowers.

Status and Characteristics of Agriculture in Zambia Mucavele.F. G (), found that about % of rural households were engaged in smallholder agriculture, that these constituted the 74% of the estimatedfarmers, countrywide, 26% of which are commercial farmers, and that agriculture in general contributed about 18% towards the.

“unbalanced agriculture policies which have favoured maize production and disadvantaged the production of other crops”.

Despite this recognition, very little progress has been made to diversify agricultural spending away from its current focus on maize, a low value Size: KB. Zambia - Agriculture The development of commercial farming followed the construction of the railroad in the early 20th century, but the main stimulus did not come until World War II (–45), when it was necessary to ensure a maximum output of copper and to minimize the shipping space required for food imports.

Conservation agriculture in Zambia: a case study of Southern Province Frédéric Baudron, Herbert M. Mwanza, Bernard Triomphe, Martin Bwalya Zambia CONSERVATION AGRICULTURE IN AFRICA Pilot initiatives to introduce more sustainable farming practices File Size: KB.

Farmers in Chongwe, Zambia, are reverting to traditional techniques and green farming methods to promote sustainable agriculture in Zambia. Chongwe’s farming communities are experiencing low crop yields due to unpredictable precipitation patterns and decreased soil fertility.

Zambia - Southern Province Agricultural Development Project (English) Abstract. The proposed project aims at increasing crop and livestock production and raising farm income levels by increasing the use of modern inputs by smallholders and improving marketing facilities.

Zambia Agriculture Status Report CFS showed that o verall crop production in 4 This Includes districts in Northern Province, Muchinga, Copperbelt. Zambia is developing a sustainable, diversified and competitive agriculture sector-Dora Siliya Previous article Zambia finish runners-up at Korea 4-nations Next article Nkana and Zesco set for.

Zambia - Eastern Province Agricultural Development Project (English) Abstract. The proposed project aims at increasing agricultural production and raising the income levels and living standards of small-scale farmers in the Eastern Province through the provision of improved services and includes the following components: (a) provision.

Northern Province is one of Zambia's ten covers approximately one sixth of Zambia in land area. The provincial capital is province is made up of 12 districts, namely Kasama District (the provincial capital), Chilubi District, Kaputa District, Luwingu District, Mbala District, Mporokoso District, Mpulungu District, Mungwi District, Nsama District, Lupososhi District Capital: Kasama.

Principal crops in the hand hoe system of Northern, Luapula and Northwestern provinces are cassava, landrace maize varieties, sweet potatoe, pumpkin, finger millet and beans. Most farmers have chickens and a few goats, but other livestock is uncommon. The existence of tsetse fly in some areas limits opportunities for cattle production.

The SPRING Project, together with select nongovernmental organizations operating in Zambia, conducted a technical review of three agriculture and food security activities that have documented results in nutrition-sensitive agriculture.

These activities and respective lead implementing agencies are Mawa (led by Catholic Relief Services (CRS)), Realigning Agriculture to Improve. In the Northern Province, where only about 18 per cent of the total cultivated area is planted with maize, yields does not indicate a correlation with the total seasonal rainfall.This major study traces detailed changes in the agricultural system of Zambia's Northern Province over a period of years.

The authors assess the ecological, social, and political changes affecting the region, and relate current development initiatives to long-run by: seasonally high rainfall Luapula Province of northern Zambia.

The writer worked as an agricultural adviser to promote the Zambian government's Lima Campaign, which was aimed at increasing the national output of five crops: maize, rice, groundnuts, field beans and sunflowers.

Some of the traditional methods of cultivation, particularly chitemene Cited by: 3.