HARARE, September 21 (The Source) – Zimbabwe’s maize producer price of $390 per tonne is too high and makes agriculture based commodities uncompetitive for export, Agriculture, Mechanisation and Irrigation Development deputy Minister responsible for Livestock Paddy Zhanda said on Thursday. “The price of maize of… Read More
HARARE, September 21 (The Source) – The National Social Security Authority’s (NSSA) $18 million deal to recapitalize Cold Storage Commission (CSC) will go ahead after the High Court approved a scheme of arrangement between the meat processor and its creditors, an official has said.
HARARE, September 13 (The Source) – Zimbabwe’s National Biotechnology Authority (NBA) on Wednesday opened the country’s first laboratory to test imports for Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). The southern African nation has maintained a ban on GMOs citing health concerns. Officially opening the laboratory, Higher and… Read More
BULAWAYO, September 12 (The Source) – The Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ), which represents the country’s major milling companies, is struggling to pay off $88 million in outstanding invoices for wheat and maize imports since August last year. In its sector update, the Confederation… Read More
HARARE, September 7 (The Source) – The government of Botswana says it has donated 473,200 doses of foot and mouth disease (FMD) vaccine to Zimbabwe to help contain the outbreak to stop it from spreading across the borders.
HARARE, September 5 (The Source) – Zimbabwe chicken breeders will this month begin importing hatching eggs from Europe as the country moves to avert shortage of poultry products sparked by the avian influenza outbreak, an industry official has said.
HARARE, September 4 (The Source) – Zimbabwe’s demand for maize seed has risen by 50 percent to 37,500 tonnes in the period between 2000 and 2017, Agriculture ministry permanent secretary Ringson Chitsiko said on Monday.
HARARE, September 1 (The Source) – More than 80, 000 farmers have registered to grow tobacco in the upcoming 2017/18 season up from 56,450 in the previous season, statistics from the industry regulator have shown. Previously a preserve for commercial farmers tobacco is fast becoming… Read More
HARARE, August 23 (The Source) – Maize deliveries to the Grain Marketing Board (GMB) for the 2016/17 farming season have exceeded half a million tonnes, an official said on Wednesday. In a speech read on his behalf at an agribusiness conference on Wednesday Vice President… Read More
BULAWAYO, August 21 (The Source) – The cost of poultry products is seen rising following the outbreak of avian influenza in Zimbabwe that has led to a drop in the availability of broiler chicks by nearly 500,000 per week, according to an industry report.
HARARE August 16 (The Source) – Zimbabwe’s tobacco sales are down 7.3 percent to 185,6 million killogrammes after heavy rains affected output, figures from the industry regulator have shown.
HARARE, August 16 (The Source) – Zimbabwe’s raw milk production during the seven months to July declined a marginal 0.84 percent to 37 million litres compared to 37.32 million litres over the same period in 2016. According to figures released by the Ministry of Agriculture’s… Read More
HARARE, August 14 (The Source) – Major shareholders of CFI Holdings have been fighting over control of the agro-industrial group because of its potential to become one of the blue chip stocks on the local bourse, analysts have said.
HARARE, August 10 (The Source) – Stalap Investment’s offer to CFI minority shareholders flopped with no takers as minorities wait for a higher offering on the local bourse.
HARARE, August 10 (The Source) – Dairibord Holdings narrowed its loss in the half year period to June to $845,000 from $1,9 million in the same period last year on improved revenue and a reduction in costs.