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Zim’s agriculture sector requires $2 bln annually

LIVINGSTONE MARUFU Zimbabwe’s agriculture sector requires $2 billion annually to raise local production and export earnings. The new requirement comes at a time when the country...

Zim pays $200m to ex-commercial farmers

Livingstone Marufu Government has so far paid $200 million as compensation to former commercial farmers whose land it acquired for resettlement, but was protected under the...

BAT profit up 61 percent in H1 on increased efficiencies and high volume

Tinashe Makichi HARARE - British American Tobacco Zimbabwe (BATZ) posted a 61 percent jump in profit after tax for the half year to June 30,...

Liming – a critical starting point in commercializing farming in Zimbabwe

John Basera Agriculture occupies a central place in the Zimbabwe’s economy and has the potential to significantly reduce poverty, enhance economic recovery and growth and...

Let’s go Sugar Bean Production this winter

John Bhasera “Do not let anyone fool you, farming pays and pays big.” But, some fundamentals have to be true! One of the key fundamentals...

National Foods re-submits bid to merge with Profeeds

National Foods re-submits bid to merge with Profeeds Tinashe Makichi HARARE - National Foods, a Zimbabwe Stock Exchange-listed company, has reportedly restructured its proposed $10 million...

Millers rescue small scale bakers with flour supplies

HARARE -  The Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ) has started scouting and supplying flour to small scale bakers throughout the country to avoid...

Over 1,8 million farmers to get agric inputs by Sept 30

Livingstone Marufu HARARE - Government has announced plans to distribute farming inputs to 1,8 million small holder farmers ahead of the forthcoming summer cropping season...

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....

Zimbabwe’s agricultural output rises by 4%

Livingstone Marufu Zimbabwe’s agriculture output rose by 4 percent in the 2017/ 2018 summer cropping season, despite the mid-season drought that occurred in January, due...