May 14, 2022
Half a million jobs have been added to the economy since 2018 – mostly within the agricultural sector.
Feb. 15, 2021
Government began reviewing the process of evaluating the Green Job Assessment Model, an initiative that seeks to unravel economic and environmental challenges in the country through the creation of sustainable and decent employment. The model is supported by UNDP’s Nationally Determined Contribution Support Programme, which assists the country to measure how green and climate policies affect job creation for women and youth, income distribution, skills development and economic growth, using tools developed by the International Labour Office (ILO)
June 2, 2020
One hundred-and-ninety-four farmers who lost their cattle to Theileriosis (January Disease) in Masvingo and Manicaland will benefit from the Presidential Heifer Pass-on Scheme that was launched at Taguta Farm in Chipinge.
The scheme is part of the broader Presidential Livestock Inputs Support Programme.
Dec. 11, 2019
Under the Community Participation in Fisheries Programme, construction of eight ponds at designated schools and communities in Chinyika, Bonstead and Hibury in Mashonaland East Province has been completed, with the ponds now awaiting stocking
Nov. 13, 2019
Following a presentation by the Minister of Lands, Agriculture, Water and Rural Resettlement on the preparations for the 2019-2020 agricultural season, the Minister of Women Affairs, Community, Small and Medium Enterprises Development briefed Cabinet on the projects that Government has approved for women under the Tugwi-Mukosi development initiative.
The ministry has managed to register a total of 241 fishery cooperatives as follows: Chivi District, 128 cooperatives; Chiredzi District, 20 cooperatives; Masvingo District, 69 cooperatives; and Mwenezi District, 16 cooperatives.
May 15, 2019
Cabinet has approved a joint venture between the Cold Storage Company (CSC) and a United Kingdom firm, Boulstead Beef (Pvt) Limited, which will see the investor injecting US$130 million into the meat processing firm.