Farming & Enviroment

Zimbabwe’s horticulture exports to improve

May 30, 2018 Staff Reporter 0

A horticulture expert with the Europe Africa Caribbean Pacific Liaison Committee (COLEACP) says Zimbabwe has significant horticulture export potential and can surpass Kenyan production with careful planning and coordination. The horticulture sector is gearing up […]

Farming & Enviroment

Chamisa savages command agriculture

May 26, 2018 Staff Reporter 0

The president of the MDC Alliance Advocate Nelson Chamisa has criticised the hugely successful command agriculture programme saying his government will do away with the scheme and adopt new technologies of farming. Advocate Chamisa was […]

Farming & Enviroment

Arda puts 300 hectares under wheat

May 20, 2018 Staff Reporter 0

THE Agricultural and Rural Development Authority (Arda) Jotsholo Estate has so far planted 83,3 percent of the 300 hectares of land it plans to put under the Command Wheat Programme. Arda Jotsholo general manager Mr […]

Farming & Enviroment

$50 000 For Licence To Produce Mbanje

April 30, 2018 Staff Reporter 0

The Zimbabwean government has reportedly set high licence fees for those wishing to farm cannabis. According to Daily News, the government also reduced the prison terms of those “caught illegally dealing in the substance”. Zimbabwe last […]

Farming & Enviroment

Chiwenga’s wife grabs Arda farm

April 13, 2018 Staff Reporter 0

IN a move which flies in the face of government’s claims of a new dispensation, Vice-President and former army commander retired General Constantino Chiwenga’s wife Mary recently grabbed the 300-hectare Arda Seeds farm along the […]

Farming & Enviroment

Seed Co invests $22m in research

April 12, 2018 Staff Reporter 0

ZIMBABWE’s biggest crop seed producer, Seed Co, says it invested $22,16 million in research from 2010 to 2016, as the listed company sought to stay abreast with modern trends in the seed industry as well […]

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