The perils of exporting unprocessed tobacco

By Owen Mandovha The tobacco industry has failed to contribute meaningfully to economic development as a result of the failure to add value to the golden leaf, thereby depriving the…

Mashonaland East tobacco farmers ready for new season

By ZBC Reporter The tobacco farming season is already underway with farmers in Mashonaland East province targeting to plant 27 000 hectares this summer. Tobacco farmer Mr Tinashe Songore of…

Zimbabwe’s horticulture exports rise by 6,5 percent

By ZBC Reporter THE value of Zimbabwe’s total horticulture exports for the first half of the year has gone beyond 30 million United States dollars as firms benefit from government…

SMEs thrive in Matabeleland North

By Mhlomuli Ncube Small and medium enterprises have demonstrated resilience in Matabeleland North, a province whose economy has been traditionally dominated by big players. The Hwange Agricultural Show has become…

Zimbabwe ramps up climate change resilience

Tapiwa Machemedze Zimbabwe has moved a gear up in strengthening climate change resilience and response to natural disasters after a high-profile research undertaken by several universities commissioned by government. Over…

More private sector entities eye agriculture financing schemes

By Stanley James ZIMBABWE’s effort to ensure a private sector driven agriculture economy is on track as more companies target financing  the summer cropping season. Three firms in the telecommunications,…

Agric sector players’ confident Zimbabwe will attain vision 2030

By Josephine Mugiyo PLAYERS in the agriculture sector are confident of playing a key role in ensuring the country attains an upper-middle-income economy by 2030. As the country continues to…

The tobacco sector embraces low-cost planting systems 

By ZBC Reporter AS Zimbabwe embraces technological innovations in the agriculture sector, the need to focus on efficiency while minimising costs has become imperative. In our Science and Technology Feature,…

Zim committed to further increasing farming produce: VP Chiwenga

By Stanley James  VICE President General Retired Dr Constantino Chiwenga has commended Zimbabwe’s agricultural sector for its commitment to increasing output.          The ability of the farming…

Women excel in growing quality tobacco  

By Josephine Nugiyo WOMEN in the farming sector excelled at the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board competition where farmers were exhibiting their 2021 samples at the Zimbabwe Agricultural Show.  With…