Armyworm scare unsettles farmers

Makombe added that controlling the outbreak could be hampered by several challenges including logistics.
By Ropafadzo Makosi and Nizbert Moyo Jan. 24, 2024

Society: The other side of Chirumhanzu’s Cheza

Ndiya appealed to the government to avail grants and land for women to start agriculture income generating projects.
By Stephen Chadenga Jan. 22, 2024

White farmers frustrated as govt fails to honour compensation deal

Half of the settlement was supposed to be paid out within a year, with the remainder paid over five years.
By Freeman Makopa Jan. 19, 2024

Editorial Comment: Govt must act on farmers’ concerns

Farmers have also been affected by the power crisis — a perennial problems that government has left to deteriorate with little action.
By The Zimbabwe Independent Jan. 19, 2024

CFU elects new president to calm restive white farmers

Some officials said the failure to hold the election may have been caused by the absence of the lobby group’s director, who was unwell at the time.
By Freeman Makopa Jan. 12, 2024

Cottco pays US$19,3m to farmers

The Zimdollar payments will be made at the prevailing bank rate.
By Blessed Ndlovu Jan. 12, 2024

Tussle for CFU leadership post heats up

He said the director was ill and hence unavailable at the elective congress.
By Freeman Makopa Nov. 24, 2023

Agriculture index-based insurance excites farmers

A new agricultural index-based insurance is set to revolutionise the industry and bring much-needed security to the farming community.
By Mthandazo Nyoni Jul. 16, 2023

Expelled white farmers reject govt’s TBs compensation deal

Government at the time undertook to shell out US$3,5 billion for the programme.
By Melody Chikono May. 19, 2023