War veterans must embark on income-generating projects: Prof Ncube

By ZBC Reporter THE Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Professor Mthuli Ncube says war veterans must implement income-generating projects as pensions are not enough to sustain all their needs.…

Indian farmers continue anti-farm bills protests

THOUSANDS of Indian farmers are pressing on with protests in and around the national capital against agricultural legislation they say could be exploited by the private sector to buy their…

First Lady scales up reforestation Drive

By Theophilus Chuma ZIMBABWE’s reforestation drive is gaining traction in rural communities, with pre-national tree planting campaigns led by the First Lady Amai Auxillia Mnangagwa playing a key role. Less…

Farmers warned against selling Presidential inputs

By ZBC Reporter GOVERNMENT has challenged farmers to fully embrace the Climate proofed Pfumvudza/Intwasa concept to ensure food self-sufficiency. The success of the country’s agriculture revival strategy hinges on the…

Massive pfumvudza uptake in Gokwe south district

By ZBC ReporterTHE Pfumvudza programme has received a massive response in Gokwe South district, with the uptake of at least 90 percent from homesteads in the area.The provision of inputs…

Wheat deliveries record 330% increase

By ZBC Reporter WHEAT deliveries have gone up three fold this season in a development attributed to the launch and orderly implementation  of the Agricultural Recovery Plan by the new…

Land, minerals to drive economy: Govt

By Mthokozisi Dube The government says land and mineral resources should drive the country to the envisaged upper-middle-income economy by 2030. Agriculture and mining have been identified as key drivers…

Traditional grains key in maximizing production, farmers told

GROWING traditional grains in the arid and semi-arid parts of the country has been cited as crucial in mitigating against the effects of climate change which continues to threaten food…

Agriculture-related businesses commended for adapting to Covid-19

THE Government has commended agriculture-related businesses that have diversified operations to remain viable in the wake of COVID-19.The Minister of Lands, Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlement, Dr Anxious Masuka…

Cotton growers seek profitable payment models to sustain production

By ZBC Reporter COTTON growers say 250 000 metric tonnes during the 2020-21 cropping season are achievable if outstanding payments on deliveries to COTTCO are cleared and inputs distributed on…