Agriculture

Dec 18, 2018
Agriculture is taking centre stage in plans for the revival of Zimbabwe’s ailing economy under the new leadership of Emmerson Mnangagwa. Getting agriculture moving in Zimbabwe is a big task.…
Dec 14, 2018
Marlboro cigarette maker Altria's $1.8 billion investment in the cannabis producer Cronos is a win-win, according to an analyst.    "Cronos provides Altria a unique entry into cannabis and we…
Dec 13, 2018
The White Lion Seed Company will launch its brand at the Cannabis Expo on Thursday, in anticipation of selling industrial quantities of dagga seeds – and starter kits for home…
Dec 07, 2018
President Emmerson Mnangagwa says his government was ready to seize and redistribute tracts of idle farmland mostly owned by his top Zanu PF allies. This follows a land audit which…
Dec 06, 2018
Rosewood is the generic name for several dark-red hardwood species found in tropical regions across the globe. It fetches very high prices because it’s strong, heavy, has a beautiful red…
Nov 24, 2018
A top farming official says the government's budget allocation of $53 million to compensate white farmers won't be enough to solve the outstanding problem of compensation. Finance minister Mthuli Ncube…
Nov 22, 2018
Nigeria has started exporting cassava chips to parts of Europe, specifically, Germany through the Pacific Ring West Africa (PRWA) company.   The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Export Promotion Council, NEPC, Segun…
Nov 16, 2018
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has projected that Nigeria will become the world’s biggest rice importer after China.   According to the USDA, Nigeria’s importation of rice will jump…
Nov 08, 2018
One of the world’s fastest-growing food production industries, aquaculture, is harming the marine environment and people’s lives with intensive fish farms. Fish farming was promoted to contribute to meeting the…
Oct 27, 2018
South Africa packed 16.4 million cartons of grapefruit for export, end-of-season numbers show, an all-time record that will help keep it the top global supplier. But SA's dominance has a…
Oct 18, 2018
Zimbabwe will not import maize as it has become food secure, with farmers having so far delivered 1,1 million tonnes to the Grain Marketing Board for the 2018 marketing season,…
Oct 08, 2018
Argentina's citrus-growing regions were affected by frost at the end of winter, high temperatures in summer, plus excessive rain that delayed harvest for about a month. The combination affected both…
Oct 05, 2018
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has expressed fear over a likelihood of rice shortage across the country next year, which may lead to a hike…
Oct 02, 2018
As Namibia focus on land conference from the 1st to the 5th of October, a report from the Namibia Land Statistics states that 70% of land is owned by Whites.…
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