Crisis as half of Zim needs food aid

Masuka said the food insecure will get physical maize, wheat or traditional grains depending on circumstances such as if that area requires traditional grains or wheat.
By Priviledge Gumbodete May. 15, 2024

Zim’s wheat farmers struggle to get payments

According to statistics, last season Zimbabwe had a bumper harvest of 2.3 million tonnes of maize against the yearly requirement of about 1.8 million tonnes.
By Own Correspondent May. 5, 2024

Govt targets US$14 billion agric sector

Agriculture is the backbone of the economy, it accounts for 12% of the gross domestic product.
By Priviledge Gumbodete Apr. 29, 2024

Let’s walk the talk on grain reserves

Talk is cheap and an embarrassment when the number of people joining food handout queues keeps rising in a so-called agro-based economy.
By Newsday Apr. 23, 2024

Govt sets target for winter wheat cropping

Lands, Water, Agriculture and Rural Development minister Anxious Masuka revealed this in the National Assembly while responding to questions from legislators.
By Harriet Chikandiwa Mar. 30, 2024

City turns to God amid water crisis

The local authority recently asked the government to declare the city a water crisis area to pave the way for international support for short-to-medium term solutions.
By Patricia Sibanda Mar. 24, 2024

Farmers dig at Agric minister

The dossier titled Challenges in Agriculture and Infrastructure Sectors — Urgent Attention Required exposes deep-rooted corruption in the sector and lack of corrective measures by the parent ministry.
By Nhau Mangirazi Mar. 19, 2024

Letter to my people: When your best minister is Mudha

The awards were just a charade by a government whose mediocrity cannot be matched.
By Doctor Stop It Mar. 17, 2024

Let’s be practical on tobacco beneficiation

Studies show that Zimbabwe produces around 6% of the world's tobacco output. As of 2023, the value of tobacco products sold around the world amounted to US$850 billion.
By The Zimbabwe Independent Mar. 15, 2024