Farming & Enviroment

Tobacco under threat

September 27, 2018 Staff Reporter 0

Unsustainable and harmful practices by tobacco farmers threaten the golden leaf with researchers and government sounding alarm bells that this has got to stop forthwith. Of concern is the wanton violation of the Plant, Pests […]

Farming & Enviroment

Zimbabwe eyes $2bn oil seed exports

September 20, 2018 Staff Reporter 0

Zimbabwe is eyeing a cumulative figure of $2 billion over the next two years on growing demand of sunflower and other oil producing seeds on the international market. Demand for sunflower seed on the international […]

Farming & Enviroment

$10m for cannabis production

September 17, 2018 Staff Reporter 0

At least $10m has been set aside for the establishment of Zimbabwe’s first ever medicinal cannabis production facility in Mazowe, Mashonaland Central. Operating under the firm, NIRCAN ZW Ltd, a subsidiary of the NIRCOM A.S.I.G, […]

Farming & Enviroment

Forecast drought: Government engages experts

September 12, 2018 Staff Reporter 0

President Mnangagwa yesterday met International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre (CIMMYT) director-general Dr Martin Kropff with whom he discussed ways of enhancing agricultural productivity in the face of erratic rains expected in the 2018-19 farming […]

Farming & Enviroment

Zimbabwe to revive cut flower farming

September 10, 2018 Staff Reporter 0

Zimbabwe is looking to revive the cut flower industry, boosting its potential to earn around $200 million within the next three years, as industry leaders engage with global players. At its peak in 2001, the […]

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