HARARE, January 23 (The Source) – The Grain Marketing Board (GMB) posted a loss of $208,9 million in the 2016/17 season after government ordered it to buy maize from farmers at $390 and resell at $240 per tonne.
HARARE, June 15 (The Source) – Grain deliveries to the Grain Marketing Board for the 2016/17 farming season have doubled to 60,000 tonnes compared to the corresponding period, an official told The Source on Thursday. Farmers started delivering to the GMB in April. GMB vice… Read More
HARARE, November 3, (The Source) – The $55 million Agricultural Marketing Authority (AMA) grain purchase bills floated by CBZ Bank in June registered a 96 percent success rate, the bank announced on Wednesday. The bills, which were floated on June 1 2014, have a 270… Read More
HARARE, September 5 (The Source) – Government has in the past three years failed to avail nearly $8 million to unlock a $51 million Chinese facility availed for state grain procurer, the Grain Marketing Board (GMB) to rehabilitate its dilapidated silos risking the storage of… Read More
VICTORIA FALLS, July 28 (The Source) – Finance and economic development Minister Patrick Chinamasa says government is considering shutting down non-performing state-owned companies because they have become a drag on the country’s economic recovery efforts. State-owned companies have come under spotlight in recent months after… Read More
HARARE, July 23 (The Source) – Government is set to embark on a $100 million cattle restocking programme to improve the country’s national herd, Parliament heard on Wednesday. Agriculture minister Joseph Made told the house during a question and answer that the five-year programme has… Read More