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India, Zambia sign 6 pacts; strengthen cooperation in defence, mineral resources

India and Zambia signed six agreements in key sectors such as mineral resources and defence after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Zambian President Edgar Chagwa Lungu held wide-ranging talks to strengthen ties. The two leaders also deliberated upon enhancing trade and investment, as well as deepening development cooperation. ‘Reliable partner’ Prime Minister Modi, at a joint press statement with President Lungu, said as a reliable … Continue reading India, Zambia sign 6 pacts; strengthen cooperation in defence, mineral resources

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Money Grows On Trees–Don’t Uproot Them

COMBATING DESERTIFICATION AND DROUGHT Jennifer Handondo, a small scale farmer of Choma district in southern Zambia, plants food crops such as maize mostly for her family’s needs. Because of uncharacteristically high temperatures and low rainfall during the rainy season in March, the divorced mother who single-handedly supports her three children, has not been able to harvest as much as she usually does. So she has … Continue reading Money Grows On Trees–Don’t Uproot Them