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|Agenda of October 2014|
|For the moment the diary of the month is empty|
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Plot No. 14,
Leopards Hill Rd
Phone : +260 1 263070
Fax : +260 1 265208
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
|Word of the CEO|
|The main goal of OPPAZ is to strengthen the organic industry in Zambia so that it effectively contributes to national economic growth and poverty reduction. OPPAZ aims at increasing organic production for both local and export markets by promoting the use of organic agricultural production methods that are environmentally sustainable to enhance producers and processors’ incomes, food security and nutrition.|
OPPAZ’s capacity in terms of disseminating information to member producers and processors has been limited. Members have not been able to receive information on a regular and timely basis. As an umbrella Association that is working with various organisations and farmer groups in Zambia, OPPAZ has realised that there is need for timely information sharing and networking among the various primary stakeholders. OPPAZ intends to develop a comprehensive database of buyers and information on market opportunities, which will be disseminated to members/associations. Therefore, a computerised ICT will provide accurate market information to the buyers of organic products.
|Fact of the day||13-09-07|
MBCS has so far bought 8 mts organic groundnuts....
|Organic Vegetable in Spar Shops|
CHOPPA is now supplying organic vegetables to all spar shops in Lusaka
The vegetables range from exotics such as carrots, fine beans etc, to locals such as Chibwabwa,Bondwe and Suntha, all produced as nature intended....
|Workshop at CRT|
Seven members of OPPAZ are parcticipating in a training being hosted by Coldreed Training Centre in Lusaka. The training is aimed at empowering extension officers and farmers in the use of ICT for Quality Assurance and Marketing. It is a 5 day training that is being facilitated by CRT with the support of IICD....
|CROP DIVERSIFICATION - ZORGA/ DMDC|
ZORGA received vegetable seed namely cabbage, onion, tomato, chinese cabbage from DMDC in July 2007. This was in a bid to promote organic vegetable growing off season, i.e. after rice harvest. ...