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ZimTrade introduces ONLINE EXPORT READINESS CHECKER to help agro – exporters

Are you a farmer and thinking of venturing into export business , well zimtrade launched a tool to assist you in measuring how ready you are on exporting your produce to other countries through their EXPORT READINESS CHECKER .This...

reasons why SMEs must keep financial records for a successful business

 A GREAT number of MSMEs close shop within the first year of operations.Most of the time, these businesses fail for very simple reasons, which have even simpler solutions.One of the main reasons for early business failure is a result...

For the umpteenth time, tobacco farmers be organised!

Obert Chifamba Agri InsightsThe 2017 tobacco marketing season starts on 15 March.A total of 82 305 farmers have registered with the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) to be growers for the 2016/17 season. And all things being equal,...

Tobacco farmers expect better prices

Farmers have urged tobacco auction floors and contract buyers to come up with a fair price matrix which will ensure a smooth opening of the 2017 tobacco marketing season set for the 15th of March. The call comes ahead...

Over 1 billion people across the world rely on fish

Over 1 billion people across the world rely on fish as their main source of protein, mostly in developing countries. In America, fish consumption is rapidly increasing with the growing awareness of its health benefits.Due to overfishing, over 70% of the world’s fish are...

companies prepare for 2017 tobacco marketing season

Zimbabwe’s tobacco marketing season will begin next month, the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (Timb) has said, a move expected to inject foreign currency into the economy. by business reporter In a notice yesterday, TIMB said: “All stakeholders are advised that...

Zimbabwe faces a new threat from an invasion of red locusts that attack maize...

Zimbabwe faces a new threat from an invasion of red locusts that attack maize and wheat amid fears the insects could greatly reduce this year’s yields. The country is expecting a bumper harvest following heavy rains after an El-Niño induced...

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