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 […]

Farming & Enviroment

Major strategy to counter El Nino effects

September 5, 2018 Staff Reporter 0

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 […]

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