Zim’s wheat farmers struggle to get payments

According to statistics, last season Zimbabwe had a bumper harvest of 2.3 million tonnes of maize against the yearly requirement of about 1.8 million tonnes.
By Own Correspondent May. 5, 2024

GMB owes wheat farmers US$35m

GMB chief executive officer Edson Badarai told the Zimbabwe Independent that the parastatal was working on modalities to pay the farmers.
By Gamuchirai Nyamuziwa Apr. 12, 2024

A bleak outlook

The Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ) said this week that it anticipates importing one million tonnes of grain between now and March 2025 to prevent drought-induced hunger.
By Newsday Mar. 2, 2024

GMAZ targets 1 million grain imports

Grain Marketing Board (GMB) officials recently said the country was left with four months grain supply highlighting the dire food situation during the El Nino-induced drought.
By Harriet Chikandiwa Feb. 28, 2024

Ex-deputy minister Karoro trial kicks off

Severa told the court that trucks which were being used by the pair to carry the consignments were not contracted by GMB which was against the company's procedure.
By Trevor Mutsvairo Feb. 12, 2024

Zim left with four months grain supply

“The GMB will import to augment the available stocks targeting the vulnerable households.”
By Harriet Chikandiwa Jan. 30, 2024

GMB fails to pay wheat farmers

GMB chief executive officer Edison Badarai, however, claimed that the parastatal has started paying wheat farmers.
By Nhau Mangirazi Dec. 25, 2023

US$60m govt debt leaves seed producers on the brink

Zimbabwe is facing an imminent drought caused by the El Niño spell.
By Lorraine Muromo and Tafadzwa Mhlanga Dec. 22, 2023

Govt expedites timeous distribution of inputs

GMB chief executive officer Edison Badarai said the strategy would not only promote efficiency but also help to boost transparency.
By Lorraine Muromo Dec. 21, 2023