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Roll out of the Presidential Heifer pass on Scheme in Masvingo and Mutare

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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. 

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Construction of eight fish ponds at designated schools in Mashonaland East Province.

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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

Registration of 241 Fishery Cooperatives

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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.

A joint venture between the Cold Storage Company (CSC) and a United Kingdom firm, Boulstead Beef (Pvt) Limited to create employment

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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.

    

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