Agriculture

Zambia Sugar’s Agriculture operations at Nakambala sugar estate consists of 5 operational units. The Estate comprises 20 farms with 14,400 hectares of fully irrigated cane of which 80% is furrow irrigated and 20% centre pivot irrigated.

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Caltivation Section

Responsible for all cane growing operations such as planting, crop nutrition, weed control, pest and disease control and infield irrigation

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Harvesting Section

Responsible for burning and cutting of all cane on the estate.

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Field Services

Responsible for land prep, cane haulage and maintenance of agricultural equipment


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Field Technical Services

Responsible for agronomic research and development, importation of new varieties, regional pest and disease control and implementation of best practice.

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Irrigation Section

Responsible for water supply to estate farms and outgrower farms, development and maintenance of estate irrigation infrastructure