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Establish one stop shop for the processing and administration of investments.

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Medicinal cannabis production programme


Oct. 21, 2020

Government has passed measures and regulations guiding investment into cannabis production. A competitive regime of incentives has been put in place to attract the needed investment.  Details in that regard can be obtained through the Zimbabwe Investment and Development Agency (ZIDA).

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Establishment of ZIDA

https://www.herald.co.zw/top-private-sector-executives-to-head-zida/ https://news.pindula.co.zw/2020/03/25/full-list-ed-appoints-zida-advisory-board-members/     

March 25, 2020

Top executives from the private sector have been appointed by President Mnangagwa to head the new streamlined Zimbabwe Investment Development Agency, which has the remit to ensure that the Government’s policy on the ease of doing business is implemented in the new one-stop environment.

Approval of the Zimbabwe Investment Guide



Feb. 27, 2020

Cabinet considered and approved the Zimbabwe Investment Guide as presented by the Minister of Finance and Economic Development. The Guide is a facilitative tool to the implementation of the new National Investment Policy in the wake of the promulgation of the Zimbabwe Investment and Development Agency (ZIDA) Act. It outlines, inter-alia, the country’s investment opportunities, the tax system and investment incentives. Government will periodically review the Investment Guide to ensure that investors remain current with regard to Zimbabwe’s investment requirements and incentives.

ZIDA Bill to aid in the establishment of a one stop shop for processing and administration of Investments.



April 24, 2019

The legal think-tank Veritas said the Zimbabwe Investment and Development Agency Bill (ZIDA) seeks to establish the management and finances of the new ZIDA and its one-stop investment services centre, which will guarantee non-discriminatory treatment to investors, investor obligations, including social responsibility.