Poor planning and empty promises by the government could derail the country’s agrarian reform as the country is currently short of seed for virtually all crops except soya beans.
The government has increased the producer price of wheat from $400 000 a tonne to $776 205 a tonne but farmers have said the price increase came too late.
The price of maize at Mbare Musika had gone up by more than 400 percent between mid-May and mid-October, according to the latest report from the Famine Early Warning Systems Network, but it had only increased by 61 percent in US dollar terms.
By Jemima Kiss Exploiting the unregulated publishing platform of the internet, another Zimbabwe news site has been launched to meet the demand for independent, non-government affiliated news.
The ever-optimistic chairman of Metropolitan Bank, Enock Kamushinda, says he is confident that the challenges that the country is facing can be solved if all stakeholders adopt a positive and constructive approach.