Agriculture

2 weeks ago | May 6, 2022

Farmers livid over SI that controls maize delivery

Farmer organisations have expressed concern over the recently announced policy that requires members to deliver ...

1 month ago | April 8, 2022

Nhimbe to help smalls scale farmers break into export market

Martin Kadzere Breaking into export markets has never been easy for small scale farmers seeking access top high-value ...

2 months ago | March 21, 2022

TSL projects better volumes

Business Writer  TSL Limited says the onset of the tobacco marketing season is expected to improve volumes through the ...

2 months ago | March 17, 2022

Russia, Ukraine war-Zim moves to ensure wheat supplies

Business Writer/NewZiana As the Russia-Ukraine war and grain export curbs by Moscow push global wheat prices up, ...

2 months ago | March 11, 2022

Drought fears as dry spell continues

Martin Kadzere With farmers set for more days of a dry spell, the outlook is fanning drought fears with summer crops now ...

Zim expects good, top quality tobacco

Despite reduced expected volumes, Zimbabwe is expecting good quality tobacco that should in turn attract higher prices, ...

2 months ago | March 9, 2022

Industry demands market determined forex exchange rate

Business Writer THE Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI) has implored central government authorities to explore ...

2 months ago | March 7, 2022

Russian invasion comes at worst possible time for some SA fruit farmers

news24.com Russia is a sizeable market for South African fruit, and the fallout of that country’s invasion of Ukraine ...

2 months ago | March 4, 2022

Commodities hit new highs as traders shun Russian purchases

Global commodity markets surged to multi-year highs on Wednesday after traders backed away from Russia, sparking anxiety ...

National policy to promote equitable access to land

Conrad Mwanawashe Improving governance of tenure of land, forests and fisheries will provide citizens with secure and ...

3 months ago | February 25, 2022

Cotton faces another drastic output plunge

Martin Kadzere In the remote northern valley of Zimbabwe, Takesure Zhakimu, is considering calling it quits on the ...

9 months ago | August 20, 2021

Africa’s agricultural transformation needs youth participation

Tapiwanashe Mangwiro  Youths are a key factor in improving food systems through participation as is highlighted by this ...

Wheat supplies shrinking

Crop losses in two of the world’s biggest wheat exporters and quality concerns in a third have pushed prices to ...

UK firm to help raise funds for white former commercial farmers

Government has appointed UK based financial advisory firm, Newstate Partners, to help raise funding for the compensation ...

Govt unveils 2021-2030 leather sector strategy

Business Writer Players in cattle ranching and leather tanning  are set to boost their  businesses after Cabinet ...

Africa bets on technology to lure youth to farming

RULINDO, Rwanda. — Since Marie Chantal Akingeneye lost her only cow to an unknown illness, she has no source for manure ...

Fresh farm produce to drive exports

Business Writer The lucrative horticulture sector has been facing teething challenges for the past two decades when ...

2 years ago | August 14, 2020

Land to securitise farmers’ compensation bond

Ishemunyoro Chingwere Business Writer Agriculture and commercial land could be used as security for the US$3,5 billion ...

2 years ago | June 1, 2020

Farmers hail GMB for prompt grain payments

Chinhoyi – Farmers in Mashonaland West province, the country’s bread basket, have expressed delight at being ...

2 years ago | March 27, 2020

Fresh produce in Europe scarce as Covid-19 strikes

Fresh fruit and vegetables will become increasingly scarce in Europe, suppliers warn, as the coronavirus pandemic ...