Increased productivity will help in achieving Vision 2030 – President

President Emmerson Mnangagwa says the country’s Vision 2030 will be achieved if the industrial and manufacturing sectors increase productivity levels and capacity utilisation. In his address to the business community…

President Mnangagwa commissions Wattle Company’s Veneer Plant, pledges to address timber processors’ challenges

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has commissioned the Kiln and Veneer Plants at the Wattle Company, while pledging his administration’s support to the Mutare-based timber producer and exporter. He made the pledge…

US$700K boost for sustainable agric policies

By Tendai Munengwa Efforts by government to achieve sustainable smart agriculture got a major boost following the availing of about US$700 000 by the European Union to mainstream biodiversity and…

Increased investments herald horticulture recovery plan

By ZBC Reporter The Zimbabwe horticulture recovery plan is fast-taking shape as evidenced by increased investment in the sector. A tour of the 700 hectare Talana horticultural operations in Chegutu…

AFC heralds new chapter in the land reform programme

By ZBC Reporter THE Launch of AFC Holdings has marked a new chapter in the history of the land reform programme as all farmers will have access to affordable funding,…

TIMB CEO pledges massive funding transformation

By ZBC Reporter THE new Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board Chief Executive Officer, Mr Meanwell Gudu has pledged to deal with foreign currency leakages in the production and marketing of…

Tobacco merchants urged to treat farmers fairly

By ZBC Reporter Tobacco merchants have been urged to ensure that farmers get what is commensurate with the quality of their crop and process payments in time. Farmers, tobacco merchants…

ZFC capacity under the spotlight ahead of winter cropping

By Tendai Munengwa The Zimbabwe Fertiliser Company (ZFC) says it has the capacity supply adequate fertiliser for the winter cropping season. This emerged during a tour of the ZFC facilities…

GMB maize deliveries top 6 000t

MORE than 6 000 tonnes of maize have been delivered to the Grain Marketing Board during the first three weeks of the 2021 marketing season, with authorities now finalising the…

Land Bank to transform agric financing: Minister

GOVERNMENT is transforming Agribank into the Agricultural Finance Corporation (AFC) Land Bank to meet increased appetite for farmers’ financing needs. This is expected to oil the transition from land reform…