Region Three

The region covers Northern, Luapula, Copperbelt and North Western Provinces and some parts of Serenje and Mkushi. The region is part of the degraded Central African plateau with altitudes ranging from 1100 to 1700 metres above sea level, except for the Luapula Valley with land below 1000 metres above sea level.

The mean annual rainfall in the region exceeds 1000mm. The length of the growing season varies from 120 days to 150 days. Local variations in amount and distribution are expected within the region. Although rainfall is more than adequate, the production of crops may be limited by the fewer number of sunshine hours.

Mean monthly temperatures during the growing season vary from 16


Chipata Depot
Stand No. 931 David Kaunda Rd
P.O. Box 510695, Chipata
Tel: +260 216 21500
Eastern province

Kapiri Mposhi Depot
Stand No. 911 Great North Rd
P.O. Box 810194, Kapiri Mposhi
Tel: +260 215 271166/74
Central Province

Kitwe Depot
Kitwe Show Grounds
P.O. Box 22196, Kitwe
Tel: +260212 226777
Coperbelt Province

Mazabuka Depot
Lubombo Rd
P.O. Box 670174, Mazabuka
Tel: +260 213 30275
Southern Province