How African mass markets make productive use of gossip and the grapevine

Some telling mixed results were also experienced in Rwanda through attempts to link farmers and buyers on a platform called Viamo.
By Charles Dhewa Feb. 28, 2024

ZAS, workers on collision course

According to the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority, the highest tax deducted for pay as you earn is 40%.
By Priviledge Gumbodete Feb. 14, 2024

Pursue value-addition, hemp farmers urged

In line with government’s value addition and beneficiation thrust, a local company, African Medical Cannabis Biotech is extracting hemp oil from the plant.
By Garikai Tunhira Feb. 1, 2024

Food access expected to be difficult

FewsNet is an initiative from the United States Agency for International Development.
By Tatira Zwinoira Jan. 25, 2024

Why financing agric in Zim needs a rethink

In Zimbabwe however, beyond a few small donor-led projects, micro-finance has not taken off to the same extent.
By Ian Scoones Jan. 19, 2024

Skating on thin ‘mud’

The rains came as the nation was anxious after weather-forecasters said an El-Nino-induced drought would grace the 2023 to 2024 agricultural season.
By Newsday Dec. 30, 2023

Lifeline for drought-hit Matobo cattle farmers

Communal farmers are losing big herds due to lack of pastures and water sources.
By Nizbert Moyo Dec. 10, 2023

Ama inputs package to support 0,5ha of cotton

Heading into the 2023/24 agricultural season, the El Nino weather phenomenon was predicted as early forecasts pointed to warm temperatures and normal to below normal rainfall.
By Belinda Chiroodza Dec. 7, 2023

Ama registers 2m farmers for inputs scheme

This comes after the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) last month reported on the initial impact of the El Niño-induced drought.
By Blessed Ndlovu Dec. 5, 2023