CIMMYT develops multiple stress tolerant maize varieties

Zimbabwe, like many other nations, continues to grapple with the harsh realities of climate change, characterised by erratic rainfall patterns, prolonged droughts and extreme weather events.
By Mthandazo Nyoni Mar. 28, 2024

‘Maize crop a total write-off’

Swaths of maize crops had wilted, with farmers saying most of the affected crop would not recover even if rains returned.
By Tinashe Kairiza and Tafadzwa Mhlanga Mar. 1, 2024

Zimbabwe bets on ‘No-till’ farming to reduce El Nino impact on grain

Zimbabwe is one of the countries worst affected by the El Nino weather pattern and struggles to feed itself.
By Reuters Feb. 12, 2024

USAid programme equips rural farmers

Transportation services, recognised as essential year-round, cater to planting needs from November to December and shelling requirements from May to June.
By Business Reporter Feb. 4, 2024

Duty on basics: Govt misfires, again!

The administration argues that by lifting the emergency measures, it will preserve employment and make sure the nation has the foreign exchange that is vital to the growth of its economy.
By Mthandazo Nyoni Feb. 2, 2024

Food security must be a priority area

The prize of a bucket of maize has straddled beyond the reach of many in the countryside.
By Kudakwashe Gwabanayi Feb. 2, 2024

Deputy minister loses maize to fraudsters

The offence came to light when Haritatos carried out a stock-take and discovered that 9 735 bags of maize were missing.
By Desmond Chingarande Feb. 2, 2024

Seed fairs set for Mwenezi, Masvingo

Along with ZLI partners, SNV, Mwenezi Development Training Centre and Tree of Life, the fairs are set to take place on October 5 and 6.
By Staff Reporter Oct. 1, 2023

Farmers withhold grain as El Nino looms

The report said open market sales of grain, other crops, and maize meal are mainly conducted in the United States dollar in most areas, or South Africa rand in the southern districts.
By Blessed Ndlovu and Belinda Chiroodza Sep. 6, 2023