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Zero Imports on cooking oil - Achieve dependence on local oil-seed for cooking-oil within four years.

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Agriculture Input Distribution

https://allafrica.com/stories/202201310565.html

    

Jan. 31, 2022

All community farmers will be required to grow sunflowers, according to the government. The government has already begun supplying inputs to community farmers so that they may begin growing sunflowers. Farmers will get at least 600 metric tons of sunflower seed from the government, which will be included in the Pfumvudza/Intwasa farming inputs in the future.

Previous Updates

Zimbabwe to Save US$200 Million on Cooking Oil Imports

https://www.thezimbabwemail.com/business/zimbabwe-to-save-us200-million-on-cooking-oil-imports/

    

Jan. 5, 2022

Government of Zimbabwe is set to import about 1 700 tonnes of sunflower seed to promote the production of sunflower, a key raw material for cooking oil in order to cut the import bill.

Government rolls out plan for provision of land for oilseed crop production.

herald.co.zw

    

Nov. 26, 2018

Government mobilised funding to roll out massive production of oilseed crops to meet local oil needs within four years.