Articles tagged 'wheat'

Zim to import 200 000t of wheat from Canada 28 May 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe will import about 200 000 tonnes of wheat this year from Canada to cover a deficit, following lower plantings due to lack of finance and shortages of fertiliser and electricity. This comes in the wake of a trip by a Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe team to Toronto two we...
EASTERN NEWS | Green Fuel, farmers clash 12 October 2017 MUTARE - Green Fuel (GF) has come under heavy criticism from irate farmers and grain millers for undermining winter wheat crop in Middle Sabi by refusing to cull millions of quelea birds that roost in the ethanol producer's sugar cane plantations. GF — co-owned by government — is blocking the ...
Wheat production continues to decline 13 February 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe has produced close to 62 000 metric tonnes of wheat against an annual requirement of 400 000 metric tonnes due to massive power outages and lack of funding, a senior government official has said. This has resulted in the country forking out close to $169 million importing whe...
'Fund winter wheat production' 7 November 2013 HARARE - A leading agriculture expert Professor Mandivamba Rukuni says government and the private sector must work together to help increase wheat production in the country. Rukuni yesterday told delegates attending the Bakers and Millers Association breakfast meeting in the capital that there...
Bid to cut wheat import bill 12 August 2013 HARARE - Zimbabwe may cut its wheat import bill by nearly $140 million per annum following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between millers and bakers. The country currently spends around $500 million per annum on importing the cereal. This comes as local wheat production ...