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Agriculture

From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

All set for ADMA’s Agrishow

More than 170 exhibitors are confirmed for the 2019 ADMA Agrishow, an annual exhibition in Harare focused on goods and services of particular interest...

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...

Farmers withhold maize deliveries to GMB

LIVINGSTONE MARUFU Farmers have threatened to withhold maize deliveries to the Grain Marketing Board due to subdued prices and rampant inflation which continue to wipe out...

Seed Co bets on horticulture for forex

LIVINGSTONE MARUFU/ TAWANDA MARWIZI LISTED seed producer Seed Co is banking on horticulture exports to boost its foreign currency generation as it seeks to finance...

BancABC ploughs $23m in sugarcane production

Tinashe Makichi BancABC has invested $23m towards sugarcane production, as the financial services group consolidates its presence in this previously underserviced but critical sector. This gesture comes as...

Govt goes after Command Agriculture defaulters

CHENGETAI ZVAUYA Government has engaged debt collectors as it moves to recover money from defaulting farmers under its special agriculture programme, Command Agriculture. The programme was introduced at...

Tobacco price distortions fuel side-marketing

Tinashe Makichi /Livingstone Marufu A veil of opaque operations is clouding operations at the country’s tobacco  auction floors after side marketing heightened in the country’s...

Banks hold on to $1 billion funding

LIVINGSTONE MARUFU/CHENGETAI ZVAUYA Only $700m of the $1.6bn mobilised by banks to finance the 2018/19 agriculture season was drawn down due to lack of security as...

Zim export potential to unlock US$660m

TINASHE MAKICHI/LIVINGSTONE MARUFU Zimbabwe has potential to unlock around US$660,4m if it expands its export market and decentralises risk, head of the export promotions body,...

Ariston partners ZimTrade in export drive

LIVINGSTONE MARUFU LISTED agricultural concern Ariston Holdings has partnered the country’s trade development and promotion organisation, ZimTrade to capacitate small scale farmers in a bid to grow the...