Farming & Enviroment

Govt sets aside $199m for grain

27th April 2017 Staff Reporter 0

Government has set aside $199 million to purchase grain delivered by farmers following a successful 2016/ 17 agricultural season, Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said. He said Government resolved issues of inadequate grain storage, with […]

Farming & Enviroment

Mike Bimha dragged to court

22nd April 2017 Staff Reporter 0

Five sugarcane grower associations have hauled Minister of Industry and Commerce, Mike Bimha before the courts, along with producers of sugar in the Lowveld — Triangle Limited and Hippo Valley Estates — over a recently […]

Farming & Enviroment

FAO secures market for Tonhorai groundnut farmers

21st April 2017 Staff Reporter 0

FOOD and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has this year secured groundnuts market for 30 farmers at Tonhorai Irrigation Scheme in Chimanimani. The deal was hammered under the National Irrigation Rehabilitation Framework to support 80 irrigation schemes […]

Farming & Enviroment

Tobacco farmers failing to get cash

18th April 2017 Staff Reporter 0

HARARE – Tobacco farmers are struggling to get their money at auction floors, as the country’s severe cash crunch continues to worsen. Gift Phiri This is despite the government’s recent directive to banks to pay […]

Farming & Enviroment

Government tightens issuing of import permits

14th April 2017 Staff Reporter 0

Government has tightened the issuing of import permits for agricultural produce in order to plug leakages of foreign currency. The Ministry of Agriculture, Mechanisation and Irrigation Development is tightening restrictions on imports permits to prevent […]

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