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Agriculture is ripe for a digitised future

The implementation of modern technologies is projected to address rising demands for food and tackle dry conditions, particularly in South Africa, ranked the world’s...

Barclays Bank reaches out to 30 000 young farmers

Barclays Bank Zimbabwe has managed to reach out to more than 30 000 young farmers in a partnership programme with the Zimbabwe Farmers Union...

Agribank sets aside $100 mln for 2018/19 cropping season

LIVINGSTONE MARUFU Agribank  set aside $100 million for the 2018/2019 summer cropping season as  Zimbabwe’s premier agriculture financing institution moves to increase productivity on the farms. Agribank CEO...

Zim seeks US$500k for Warriors

BLESSING MADZIWANZIRAPresident Emmerson Mnangagwa will on Wednesday grace a gala dinner meant to raise US$500 000 for the upkeep of the Warriors in the...

Tobacco grosses $680 mln on day 78, average price down 1.1pc to 2.92c/kg

Livingstone Marufu HARARE - Tobacco has grossed $679,5 million after farmers delivered over 232 million kilogrammes on day 78 of the 2018 tobacco marketing season....

Zim stocks up Mahindra tractors as farm mechanisation gains momentum 

HARARE - The world’s largest tractor manufacturer, Mahindra, has started bringing in the first batch of the 3000 tractors into Zimbabwe as part of...

Tongaat Hullet mulls diversification to beef production

PATRICK CHITONGO in Hippo Valley HIPPO VALLEY, (CAJ News) - ZIMBABWE’S sole sugar producing company, Tongaat Hullet, plans to venture into beef production as it diversifies its...

Remodeling command agriculture

Victor Bhoroma There is no doubt that command agriculture has boosted Zimbabwe’s food security and improved capacity utilization in the local industry since its launch...

Panicky RBZ ups tobacco forex retention to 50%

LIVINGSTONE MARUFU THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has increased foreign exchange retention levels for tobacco growers to 50% from the initially announced 30% to pacify...

Reduced finance costs, income from associates boost Seedco’s F18 bottomline

Tinashe Makichi HARARE -  SeedCo’s profit for the year to March 31, 2018 improved to $21,4 million from $20,4 million due to reduced finance costs...