Tag: Agriculture

Zimbabwe’s economy weighed down by policies

Zimbabwe’s economy weighed down by policies

Zimbabwe’s economic growth will continue to be weighed down by lack of policy clarity despite government’s recent moves to tone down its empowerment laws, the World Bank has warned. President Robert Mugabe’s government has been on a charm offensive as it tries to lure foreign investors and kick-start an economy […]

El Niño Zimbabwe: 3M Need Food Aid Amid Severe Drought

El Niño Zimbabwe: 3M Need Food Aid Amid Severe Drought

As many as 3 million people in Zimbabwe will likely need food aid this year, a government minister said over the weekend. The number is double the previous estimate due to severe drought linked to a potentially record-breaking El Niño in southern Africa, according to Zimbabwe’s state-owned newspaper the Herald. […]

Govt gives free cotton seeds to farmers

Govt gives free cotton seeds to farmers

GOVERNMENT has provided free cotton seed to farmers in an effort to revive the sector which at one time was the country’s biggest source of export revenue. According to an announcement released by the country’s biggest cotton ginning company, Cottco, the government provided for all the inputs requirements for the […]