Zim to import 700 000 tonnes maize

Zimbabwe is to import 700 000 tonnes of maize to avert food shortages after a poor 2014-15 agricultural season.

 

The final Crop Assessment Report released by government shows that the country’s maize production went down by 49 percent, hence the need to import more grain.

Masvingo has been listed as the most affected province, while Mashonaland West and Central are the only two provinces with an estimated surplus.

 

 
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Innovate or Sink - Zimbabwe’s Challenge

Innovate or Sink -  Zimbabwe’s Challenge

By Moses Charedzera

 

At the most critical tasseling stage of growth for the maize crop when more rain is needed, there is scorching sun and the rains won’t just come.

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PRESIDENT R.G. MUGABE QUOTES

"I am here for as long as I am still sane, with good memory and will power. I thank God for giving me extra strength. I still have a bright mind; I still have will. I know our history more than you do. I know the wishes of those heroes and those who lie elsewhere more than you do. I know the wishes of the chiefs, dead and alive." - At 6th Zanu PF National People's Congress, 2014.

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