Farmers Hit By High Input Costs And Erratic Rains

The 2019/2020 farming season is under threat after farmers have been hit by high input costs and erratic rains that were experienced in the past few days countrywide, the Herald reports

The Agriculture Deputy Minister Vangelis Haritatos said the government was trying, by all means, to help farmers acquire inputs:

The farmers are being supported by availing inputs and services at affordable prices, plus low interest rates to loans advanced by financiers of the programme and there is no need for collateral on the part of the farmers. We are also targeting to assist productive farmers, farmers with irrigation and in high potential areas.

Zimbabwe experienced a drought in 2019 that left half the country in need of food aid.

More: The Herald


Quick NetOne, Telecel, Africom, And Econet Airtime Recharge

If anything goes wrong, click here to enter your query.

News On WhatsApp

Tap to join WhatsApp Group(no discussions)
https://chat.whatsapp.com/EYWuiN8E9RZIMDkVwgPPDt

If you find the group full, please notify us on +263 777 784 119 or +263 732 464 000.

Comments

Back to top

Write a Comment

Your email address will not be published.