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ARDA Rebuilding Plantations across zim

Plantations have over the past few years been mainly associated with commercial or large scale farmers who have the technical expertise and capital to undertake production of cash crop for export markets.

Agrobusiness : a walk into a successfull fresh produce delivery venture in zimbabwe

For Kuda Musasiwa, a marketing consultant, growing tomatoes was supposed to be a pastime, but when he found himself struggling to secure new marketing contracts, the fallback plan became the main plan. Today the venture has gone...

2018 will be remembered in Zim’s history for attaining the highest tobacco production levels...

THE year 2018 will be remembered in the history of the country for attaining the highest tobacco production levels ever since the growing of the golden leaf began. There were also no grain imports...

ZIM’s livestock farmers have warned of a difficult season due to poor rainfall, acute...

ZIMBABWE’s livestock farmers have warned of a difficult season due to poor rainfall, acute veterinary vaccine shortages and stockfeed, among other pressing challenges. BY MTHANDAZO NYONI Forecasts have suggested that the...

How Droughts Dominate Africa’s Risk Environment

FINDINGS Interesting findings More than 60 percent of households report sudden losses in income and assets.Weather shocks are very common, but price risk is just as prevalent. Death and...

Shocking rot at GMB exposed

The Grain Marketing Board (GMB) has been exposed for lacking basic corporate governance procedures after the parastatal admitted to disposing a consignment of 60 000 metric tonnes of maize imported from Mexico to stockfeed producers cherry picked by the...

Govt speaks on fuel situation

Government has attributed the fuel stock-outs witnessed in the last two days at some service stations in Harare to delays in foreign currency allocations. Energy and Power Development Minister Dr Joram Gumbo yesterday maintained that the country had enough fuel...

Millers, manufacturers engage over new prices

Millers, manufacturers engage over new prices HARARE – Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe (Gmaz) has given producers of packaging materials up to the end of the week to come up with a reasonable pricing that will be fair to both consumers and...

Mobile payment deal for cotton farmers

Cotton farmers who have been struggling to access mobile payment due to lack of network in their remote areas can now access the facility after the Cotton Marketers Association and a local telecommunications company entered into a financial inclusion...

Calls for increased productivity in farms

The ruling Zanu PF party is on a drive to promote productivity in farms within Manicaland province with special focus on capacitating the youth to take the leading role in spurring economic growth. In an interview on the sidelines...

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