We must brace for forex shortages

This year, the country expects to produce 265 million kg of tobacco, from a record harvest of 296 million last year.
By The Zimbabwe Independent May. 17, 2024

Pests, diseases threaten tobacco sector

Data obtained from TIMB indicated that, in terms of value, tobacco sales fell by 11,02% to US$445,3 million, despite average price per kg increasing by 18,77% to US$3,56.
By Mthandazo Nyoni May. 16, 2024

Diamond thieves nabbed after spending spree

Marutya remanded the suspects Silas Chirume (54), Edward Jacob Gunda (62), Maison Phiri (37), Steven Wahita (56) and Isaac Muripa (37) to June 14 on US$150 bail each.
By Trevor Mutsvairo May. 16, 2024

Winter wheat farmers assured of uninterrupted power supply

Ama is mandated with the overall regulation of production, processing and marketing of agricultural products in Zimbabwe.
By Sharon Sibindi May. 1, 2024

Zim to double grain reserves

According to the report, progress was made in reducing “household-induced drought”, a phenomenon where households still prefer maize in agro-ecological regions 4 and 5.
By Gamuchirai Nyamuziwa Apr. 22, 2024

Converting harvests into commodities and products that last longer

Unlike mass markets that try to come up with fair pricing systems based on demand and supply, prices announced by government are often not informed by demand and supply.
By Charles Dhewa Apr. 17, 2024

GMB owes wheat farmers US$35m

GMB chief executive officer Edson Badarai told the Zimbabwe Independent that the parastatal was working on modalities to pay the farmers.
By Gamuchirai Nyamuziwa Apr. 12, 2024

Zim seeks US$2b to avert famine

The deficit, Mnangagwa said, would be bridged by imports, adding that the government had put in place measures to encourage private sector participation.
By Desmond Chingarande Apr. 4, 2024

Zim embraces GMO maize imports

Taking into account maize, traditional grains, and wheat, the strategic grain reserve amounts to 434 293 tonnes, excluding the 25 000-tonne donation from Russia to the President.
By Equity Axis Mar. 28, 2024