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Amtec diversifies into farm equipment

India’s tractor and farm equipment manufacturer Tafe, through AgriMag of South Africa has awarded a distribution licence of its products to Amtec Motors (Zimbabwe). Through the franchise arrangement between Tafe and AgriMag, Amtec is now selling tractors and an...

Be innovative, farmers urged

Localised innovative strategies that can expand new markets regionally and internationally must be the guiding principle for both private and public stakeholders in agriculture. Midlands Provincial Affairs Minister, Cde Larry Mavhima made the call during the 78th annual Farmers Union Congress...

Advocating for the adoption of Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) on a wide scale in...

The Zimbabwe Farmers’ Union in partnership with Norad through SACAU is implementing a Climate Smart Agriculture(CSA) advocacy program, Advocating for the adoption of CSA on a wide scale in Zimbabwe ZFU has identified climate change as one of the major challenges...

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...

Villagers could soon use mobile phones to track cattle

Villagers from Murewa and Uzumba burst into laughter as a Cabinet minister told them that government anticipated the use of latest digital technology in herding cattle and doing some household chores as the country fast catches up with the...

The Fall Armyworm Agri Tech Prize, aimed at finding digital solutions to identify, track...

The US Feed the Future Initiative, which is hosting the competition, stated in a press release, that more than 80% of the entries came from Africa, with the most coming from Uganda (52), followed by Nigeria (25), Ghana (22)...

kurima mari mobile app to launch soon

Kurima Mari farming app version 3 will be available for free on Google play store in just 7 days. For all your Agricultural information needs such as how to grow a particular crop or livestock value chain, marketing linkages...

Manufacturers told to make women friendly agricultural machines

agriculture equipment manufacturers have been advised to produce women-friendly farming machines to attract more women into the sector. Dr. Julius Gatune, Senior Researcher and Policy Advisor, Africa Centre for Economic Transformation (ACET) said women are restricted to the most difficult...

GOVERNMENT has come up with a major strategy to minimise the effects of erratic...

GOVERNMENT has come up with a major strategy to minimise the effects of erratic rains expected in the 2018/19 agricultural season, Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement Minister Perrance Shiri said yesterday. The grand plan, he said, includes expediting installation of...

farmer’s adopting green energy technology in local farms

  Here is a post by Donald Chipunza on his facebook wall as he demonstrates how he has adopted green technology"he said " This is a solar wind hybrid installed at my farm. Its not yet found in Zim(lm the first)...