By Farai Shawn Matiashe One afternoon in Mupindi Village, Gokwe South, more than 400 kilometres from Zimbabwe’s capital Harare, a smallholder farmer called Bernard Mupindi is pruning the rough, hairy triangular leaves that grow around...
Coffee production in the country has gone down from last year owing to poor prices and a shift by farmers to macadamia nut production, industry officials have said. Zimbabwe Coffee Mill administrator Johane Jori said...
Zimbabwe’s raw milk production in the first five months to May fell by 3% as successive droughts hit stock feed, official data shows. Milk production in the country was on a steady increase since 2009, but successive droughts have stifled...
The production of gold, Zimbabwe’s top export, collapsed 59% percent September and November, mirroring a foreign currency crisis that has hit the country’s major mines and could deter new investment into the industry. With cumulative output just shy of 32...
Zimbabwe boasts of big earnings from tobacco each year, but these figures hide the true picture; growers are sinking in debt, the industry is not attracting new farmers and the country is not earning as much as...
Late in 2017, Harry Greaves, executive director of Prospect Resources, got a call from the Ministry of Mines. The Government wanted to know how Arcadia Mine, a lithium project that had up to that point been...
Zimbabwe will return land to dispossessed farmers who were under Bilateral Investment Protection and Promotion Agreements (BIPPAs), while other white farmers on land repossessed under land reform can apply for 99-year leases, the Government says. In a joint statement Monday,...
Prospect Resources says it will miss its deadline to reach a petalite offtake agreement with Belgium’s Sibelco, one of the world’s largest glass-ceramic manufacturers. In April, the two companies signed an MoU to work on a possible offtake agreement for...
By MacDonald Dzirutwe In a backyard in Zimbabwe’s capital, a 50-year-old mother of two is using hydroponics to grow vegetables for some of Harare’s top restaurants, defying drought and an economic crisis that...
Three years ago, Tommy Doran gave up on his plans to become one of Zimbabwe’s first producers of medicinal cannabis. By this time next year, he could be involved in some of the...
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