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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...

thoughts on an imminent drought in africa-zim

“The probability of a repeat of the 2016 drought is increasing daily- Some of the scenarios we are facing, looks even grimmer than the previous drought. The financial position of most farming units in the production area are...

SEED and fertiliser producers yesterday started reducing prices

SEED and fertiliser producers yesterday started reducing prices following Monday’s meeting with President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Briefing journalists after the Cabinet meeting yesterday, Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister Monica Mutsvangwa confirmed the meeting. “After Cabinet, the President held a follow up...

farmer shares his small scale value addition farming venture -inspiring

farmer shares his small scale value addition farming venture on carrot production, Courage Muramba shares on facebook " My carrot farming &value addition program @ home"  

Sable misses H1 target, warns of fertiliser shortages

ZIMBABWE’S sole ammonium nitrate (AN) fertiliser manufacturer, Sable Chemicals (Sable), says it missed its first half production target by 52 percent after producing 34 000 tonnes against an expected 65 000 tonnes due to foreign currency rationing.  Allen Manhanga, the...

THE Grain Millers’ Association of Zimbabwe has suspended with immediate effect supply of bread...

THE Grain Millers’ Association of Zimbabwe has suspended with immediate effect supply of bread and self-raising flour to biscuit and confectionery baking entities to prioritise major bread bakers. The suspension will be reviewed after 14 days when local and imported...

Govt rolls out climate change workshops

GOVERNMENT has launched a series of capacity building workshops in two of the country’s 10 provinces to equip provincial heads in development and environmental issues to do with climate change adaptation strategies. The Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Water, Climate and...

Matabeleland South province Farmers undergo an intensive 10-day agro-ecology training

Farmers at Amazon and Mosenthals community irrigation schemes in Insiza District, Matabeleland South province, have undergone an intensive 10-day agro-ecology training that was designed to support their food sovereignty, while reducing their dependence on costly and difficult-to-access chemical inputs. The...

The government has launched the Bean Compact Programme aimed at promoting high iron beans

The government has launched the Bean Compact Programme aimed at promoting high iron beans, enhance nutrition and food security in line with the National Food Fortification Policy. The launch of the Bean Compact Programme was done by the Permanent Secretary...

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