In Zim, wild mushroom trade supplements family incomes
Rich in protein, antioxidants and fibre, wild mushrooms are a revered delicacy and income earner in Zimbabwe, where food and formal jobs are scarce for many.
By Africa News 10h ago
AMA warns ‘errant’ cotton merchants
To give farmers more disposable income, the government increased the foreign currency retention from 75% to 85% for the coming marketing season.
By Business Reporter Mar. 21, 2023
Parliament ratifies Opec Fund loan to Zimbabwe of US$15 million
The minister made the remarks while raising a motion on the ratification of the loan agreement between Zimbabwe and OFID.
By Harriet Chikandiwa Mar. 9, 2023
US$5,5m boost for mushroom farmers
Over the years, mushroom farming has emerged as one of the nation’s fastest-growing home-based agro-business ventures.
By Lorraine Muromo Mar. 7, 2023
Feature: Zim farm labourers bemoan harsh working conditions
This left mostly white commercial farmers in full control of the majority of the country’s prime farmland, but there was no change of fortunes for farm labourers.
By Aljazeera Feb. 22, 2023
Feature: UN eyes revival of millets as global grain uncertainty grows
Millets, including sorghum, now take up over two hectares of her land — a patch where maize was once the crop of choice.
By VOA Feb. 14, 2023
Arda scales up wheat production
Cumulatively, Mhiko added, Arda sowed cereals, fibre and oilseed crops under 25 389 ha from which a projected yield target of 127 000 metric tonnes of grain is expected.
By Tinashe Kairiza Feb. 10, 2023
Zim Cotton lint output drops by 38%
Zimbabwe cotton lint production dropped by 38% to 22 978 tonnes during the 2021/22 marketing season as a result of a severe drought.
By Mthandazo Nyoni Feb. 10, 2023
Spinners suffocate as 90% lint leaves Zim
These figures contravene government policy requiring 70% of domestic lint to be shipped to international destinations.
By Mthandazo Nyoni Feb. 3, 2023
Power cuts constrain BCC water pumping
Mar. 23, 2023
Man kills landlord, flees
Mar. 23, 2023