Zimbabwe: Matabeleland South Potato Producer Laments Lockdown Induced Losses
June 24, 2021
The prolonged Covid-19 lockdown has brought more harm to potato production that any other crop being produced in Zimbabwe at the Agricultural Rural Development Authority (ARDA) Trek Antelope Estate in Maphisa, Matabeleland South.
Zimbabwe potato processor looking to import as the country runs out of potatoes
May 28, 2017
Zimbabwe has run out of potatoes for making potato chips, prompting potato chips manufacturer Hanawa Super Foods to request an import permit to buy potatoes from South Africa from the Industry and Commerce ministry.
Zimbabwe: Seed Potato Farmers frustrated by High Costs of Production
October 21, 2011
Beneficiaries of the land reform programme who are producing potato seed in Nyanga (Zimbabwe) have expressed concern over high costs of production. This, the farmers say, was making it difficult for resource-poor but interested farmers to break into t...
Zimbabwe: farmers shun potato growing
September 02, 2011
Most farmers in Zimbabwe are shunning potato farming owing to lack of knowledge on the crop. Potato production has been a preserve of former commercial farmers. Seed Potato Co-operation general manager Mr Cain Manzira said his organisation had realise...