Govt targets agricultural land barons

His ministry is the only government arm authorised to issue tenure documents on agricultural land as it administers relevant Acts assigned to it by the President.
By Vincent Mungofa Dec. 1, 2023

Govt summons Cottco over US$6,8 million debt

Agriculture minister Anxious Masuka told legislators during Parliament’s question and answer session that Cottco has promised to pay farmers.
By Harriet Chikandiwa Nov. 13, 2023

Govt rehabilitates irrigation schemes

He said the government-funded agricultural input support programme will not be uniform, but based on agro-ecological zones as well as crop varieties suitable for each region.
By Gracious Daniel Nov. 3, 2023

New Cottco CEO vows to take firm to ‘next level’

Mutembwa is currently engaging Treasury, the central bank, and financial institutions aiming to raise US$6,8 million to pay off cotton farmers.
By Blessed Ndlovu Oct. 12, 2023

Gwayi-Shangani Dam 70% complete, says Zinwa

It was first mooted in 1912, and over 100 years later now, the project is yet to be completed.
By Silas Nkala Oct. 8, 2023

Embrace entrepreneurship, farmers urged

Speaking at the World Cotton Day commemoration yesterday, Masuka said there was need to value-add cotton farming
By Brent Shamu and Blessed Ndlovu Oct. 6, 2023

Cottco appoints new CEO, COO…as Zim seeks to double cotton output

Masuka said the AFSRTS plan, launched by President Emmerson Mnangagwa in 2020, is aimed at growing the agricultural sector into an US$8,2 billion economy by 2025.
By Brent Shamu Oct. 6, 2023

Govt bails out HCC on water chemicals

The dire water situation in Harare has been worsened by the continued destruction of headwater wetlands, which serve as the city’s major natural water purification sponges.
By Sharon Buwerimwe Oct. 3, 2023

Govt intervenes on Harare water crisis

In a media briefing Agriculture minister Anxious Masuka said the available raw water in dams can supply the city for a period of 26.3 months only.
By Sharon Buwerimwe Oct. 2, 2023