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Increase the participation of women in value chains of the key economic sectors.

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Registration of 241 Fishery Cooperatives



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.

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Govt rolls out community bakeries



July 24, 2019

Government is establishing community-led bakeries to increase the production of confectionery products, including bread, at affordable prices in rural areas. The programme is also expected to avail opportunities for economic empowerment of rural women and youths who will own and operate the bakeries while creating employment for other villagers.

Women in Zimbabwe set to benefit from a multi-million dollar caster bean deal

ZBC News


Feb. 25, 2019

Thousands of women in rural Zimbabwe are expected to benefit from a multi-million dollar caster bean agriculture deal signed by the government, the Women's bank, and a private company Life Brand.