Zimbabwe’s agricultural programme gets US$7.74m boost to increase productivity

ZIMBABWE – The government of Zimbabwe has earmarked US$7.74 million (ZW$2.8bn) for Command Agriculture aimed at boostimg maize and soybeans production during the 2019/20 summer cropping season. Command Agriculture is a government initiated programme that […]

Zimbabwe’s Silo Foods Industries bids higher for grains to boost stocks

ZIMBABWE – Silo Foods Industries, a state owned agro processing company, says it will now be buying maize and small grain from farmers at RTGS$2 100 per tonne, higher than RTGS$1 400 gazetted by the […]

Zimbabwe bans direct sales of maize to regulate trade amid dwindling production

ZIMBABWE – The government of Zimbabwe has banned the buying and selling of corn between private individuals and companies, and will only allow state owned Grain Marketing Board to be the sole buyer of commodity. […]

Zimbabwe to import 200 000t of wheat to ease shortage

ZIMBABWE – Zimbabwe is set to import 200 000 tonnes of wheat to further alleviate the grain shortage in the country. According to the deputy Minister of Lands, Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlement Vangelis […]

Zimbabwe’s Silo Foods seeks US$55m in strategic partnership to improve operations

ZIMBABWE – Silo Foods Industries (SFI), which was recently unbundled from the Grain Marketing Board (GMB) of Zimbabwe, is seeking strategic partners to inject US$55 million to boost its operations. According to Daniel Maregedze, the […]