Industry & Commerce AGRICULTURE

Consolidating Land Ownership and Security

In progress
Sep 2019

Land audit covers over 57 000 farms September 16, 2019

The Zimbabwe Land Commission (ZLC) has so far covered 57 000 farms in two phases of its national audit ending last month and might complete the exercise by year end, resources permitting.

Feb 2019

Land Commission’s tenure extended February 18, 2019

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has extended the tenure of the seven-member Commission of Inquiry into the sale of State land in and around urban areas by nine months.

Feb 2019

Govt launches land policy review February 13, 2019

The government has launched a national land policy review programme which seeks to align the home grown agrarian reforms with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the African Union Framework Agenda 2063.

Jan 2019

Land audit to cover 60 000 farms January 04, 2019

THE Zimbabwe Land Commission aims to audit at least 60 000 farms this year, as it strives to bring fairness, transparency and accountability in the administration and management of agricultural land in the country. The audit will identify land utilisation patterns and optimal farming activities required for increased agricultural productivity, poverty alleviation and sustainable use of agricultural land.

Oct 2018

Land audit gets underway October 22, 2018

The Zimbabwe Land Commission has deployed teams of 60 enumerators in all eight farming provinces for the comprehensive agricultural land audit which begins today.

Apr 2018

Agribank offers loans on 99-year leases April 02, 2018

Agribank has set aside a minimum of $105 million for the 2018-2019 cropping season, which would be extended to farmers on the basis of collateral and 99-year leases.

Mar 2018

Land Commission Bill now law March 02, 2018

President Mnangagwa has signed into law the Land Commission Act, paving the way for the establishment of a commission that will advise Government on land management and carrying out periodic audits.

Feb 2018

99-year-leases 'now bankable, transferable' February 09, 2018

Zimbabwe's reserve bank governor, John Mangudya, has reportedly said that local banks have agreed to finance farmers after government tweaked the country's 99-year land leases to be "transferable and bankable".

Feb 2018

Land Commission sworn in February 02, 2018

The seven-member Commission of Inquiry into the sale of State land in and around urban areas since 2005 appointed by former President Robert Mugabe last year yesterday took their oaths of office.