Zimbabwe

Sunbird takes cassava production head-on

Mauritius-based Sunbird Bionergy is pursuing a US$190 million cassava outgrower ethanol project in Zimbabwe's Luena farm block that includes a seedlings plantation that will eventually cover 10,000 ha.

Tycoon sued over illegal land grab

Villagers in Chipinge, Manicaland province have dragged ethanol producer, Green Fuel to court to stop it from occupying their communal land and interfering with their farming activities

Private sector to drive Command Agriculture

In order to facilitate private sector investment in agriculture, the Government of Zimbabwe will expedite issuance of bankable 99 year leases to allow farmers access to funding from financial institutions.