Farming & Enviroment

Perrance Shiri sets up 99-year lease Help Desk

February 19, 2019 Staff Reporter 0

Lands and Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlement ministry has established a 99-year lease Help Desk. In a statement Lands and Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlement minister Perrance Shiri said the help desk will […]

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Currency headache for tobacco growers

February 17, 2019 Staff Reporter 0

FAILURE by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) to make a commitment on the currency it will use to pay tobacco farmers during the forthcoming marketing season has caused uncertainty in the industry, insiders have […]

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Horticulture exports rise

February 5, 2019 Staff Reporter 0

The country’s horticultural exports recorded significant growth in 2018 after more than $112 million worth of produce was exported, up from $50,9 million exported in 2017. According to Zimstat statistics provided by ZimTrade, the jump […]

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Farmers bullish of decent harvest

January 12, 2019 Staff Reporter 0

Farmers are bullish over prospects of a decent harvest in the 2018-2019 summer cropping season despite rising input costs and inclement weather conditions. El Nino weather conditions that are currently affecting most of Southern Africa […]

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RBZ releases $2,5m for wheat imports

January 6, 2019 Staff Reporter 0

Government has moved in to secure 30 000 metric tonnes of wheat worth $12,2 million with a 20 percent down payment following threats by an international supplier to cut off the deal citing Harare’s delay […]

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Heavy rains predicted for next 24 hours

January 2, 2019 Staff Reporter 0

The country is expected to receive heavy rains in excess of 50 millimetres in the next 24 hours characterised by thunderstorms in some areas, the Meteorological Services Department has forecast. This comes as relief to […]

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US agency projects Zimbabwe drought

December 28, 2018 Staff Reporter 0

HARARE – The United States Agency for International Development has warned of an imminent drought in Zimbabwe, following delays in rainfall being experienced in the 2018/2019 season. A food security report published by the agency titled […]

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