ARDA Katiyo in US$95m investment deal

Agricultural productivity at ARDA Katiyo Estate is being revived after government secured investors that will channel at least US$95 million towards tea and avocado production.The investment deal will...

By Staff reporter | Published: 29 January 2019


Chief invades Arda estate

THE High Court has ordered a Manicaland traditional leader, Chief David Mutingwende, to vacate an Agricultural and Rural Development Authority (Arda) estate in Rusitu, Chimanimani.Mutingwende, who is ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 December 2018


Arda secures investor for Balu Estate

THE Agricultural Rural Development Authority (Arda) has secured an investor for a pecan nuts and livestock project to be established at Arda Balu Estate in Umguza District, an official has said.In an ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 May 2018


Chiwenga's wife grabs Arda farm

IN a move which flies in the face of government's claims of a new dispensation, Vice-President and former army commander retired General Constantino Chiwenga's wife Mary recently grabbed the 300-hecta...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 April 2018


Arda to launch pecan nut project near Bulawayo

The Agriculture and Rural Development Authority (Arda) will soon launch a pecan nut project near Bulawayo, as it embarks on production of the high value commodity. ARDA chairman Basil Nyabadza, this w...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 April 2018


Arda, Schweppes to partner in horticulture out-grower scheme

THE Agricultural and Rural Development Authority (Arda) is working with beverages manufacturer, Schweppes Zimbabwe to start a horticulture out-growers scheme for the production of produce that will in...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 March 2018


Arda drives pecan nut growing in Matebeleland

FARMERS in Matabeleland region could generate huge foreign currency earnings through pecan nut growing with a single tree being able to give farmers proceeds of up to $150 per year.The Agricultural an...

By Staff reporter | Published: 23 March 2018


Tempers flare over 'secretive' Arda deals

TEMPERS flared in Parliament yesterday as Agricultural and Rural Development Authority (Arda) board chairperson Basil Nyabadza pointed fingers at the chairperson of the Parliamentary Portfolio Committ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 27 February 2018


Arda secures US$55m investment

Investors continue lining up to get a share of the action in Zimbabwe, raising hopes of speedy economic recovery after almost two decades of depressed FDIs.The Sunday Mail understands that Canadians, ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 February 2018


Artisanal gold miners descend on Arda Transau

HUNDREDS of artisanal gold miners have descended on Arda Transau following rich gold deposit discoveries in the area, crowding out families relocated to the area from Chiadzwa.The gold rush in the com...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 September 2017


Arda Transau expects bumper wheat harvest

EIGHTY-SIX families resettled at ARDA Transau from Chiadzwa in 2010 are expecting a bumper wheat harvest from 40 hectares of land which they planted under Government's Command Wheat programme.Chairper...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 August 2017


Arda Antelope creates 320 jobs

ABOUT 320 jobs have been created at the Agricultural and Rural Development Authority (Arda) Antelope Estate in Maphisa, Matobo District, alone through revitalised agricultural production, Acting Presi...

By Staff reporter | Published: 08 August 2017


40 investors eye Arda

ABOUT 40 investors have submitted bids to undertake a wider range of business activities at the Agricultural and Rural Development Authority through Public Private Partnerships.Business plans were rec...

By Staff reporter | Published: 15 July 2014


Arda workers strike over pay

Disgruntled senior Agricultural and Rural Development Authority workers on Monday slept at the parastatal's head office in Harare to protest against non-payment of salaries.The employees have gone fiv...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 February 2014

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