Category: Agriculture

The mobile agricultural laboratory at the Zimnat/THI stand

Insurer brings mobile agricultural technology to the field

The AgriShow held at Borrowdale Racecourse from Thursday last week until Saturday was an eye opener for those who attended it for the first time, with an impressive...

Open agricultural market

Who really sets prices in the open market?

By Charles Dhewa No matter how many times this question is answered, it continues to be asked again and again.  One of the reasons is that the answer may be correct but...

Korean drone technology boosting food production in Africa

AfDB showcases impact of Korean drone technology on agricultural productivity

Drone technology is being used to collect and analyse data, and monitor irrigated areas, combat pests At a special event highlighting the partnership between the African...

The VALUE4HERConnect network will help bring women entrepreneurs in agriculture together in a virtual community and serve as an important business resource for members.

Africa’s first online network for women entrepreneurs in agribusiness launched in Nairobi

More than 400 women have signed up to Africa’s first online platform for female agripreneurs, launched today at a trade fair in Nairobi. The VALUE4HERConnect network...

NMB Bank

NMB facilitates growth of agricultural exports

NMB Bank is keen to help promote agricultural exports, which is one of the reasons it is this year participating for the first time at the Agricultural Dealers’ and...

Visiting senior UN Officail, Ms Ursula Mueller, UN Assistance Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator noted worsening food insecurity in Cyclone Idai hit areas

Cyclone Idai challenges yet to be fully addressed: OCHA

By Tatenda Mujeyi A United Nations (UN) Delegation led by Assistant Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator in the United...

Mobile Agri Skills Development and Training (MASDT) Mobile Laboratory at the show.

Zimnat and THI bring agricultural innovation to ADMA Agrishow

Zimnat and THI Insurance, which earlier this year entered into an underwriting management agency agreement with Zimnat General Insurance, are jointly participating in...

Capital determines structure and food systems in Africa

How capital determines the structure of agriculture and food systems in Africa

By Charles Dhewa How capital determines the structure of agriculture and food systems in Africa Although finance will not solve all challenges facing developing...

Smallholder farmers realising consistent income from their produce

Small consistent incomes are better than random high yields

By Charles Dhewa Rural households that receive regular small incomes tend to have a better standard of living than those earning a once-off payment from a single...

Econet, Yara Launch Generation Africa in Bid to Promote Youth Entrepreneurship to Africa

Telecommunications company Econet and a global nutrition leader, Yara International ASA have launched “Generation Africa”, a partnership initiative to inspire young...