Perence Shiri

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Perence Shiri said : “We have been experiencing challenges with livestock especially in dry areas and I am appealing to our communal farmers that they invest in livestock feed. It is of no use to keep large herds yet they are dying,” External link

zbc Tuesday, November 19, 2019 3:09:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “The time is now for capacity building, for experience sharing, for raising awareness for taking this sour reality into account when planning for our development program. If not, in our own eyes, decades of sustainable development gains can be wiped out overnight. Yesterday is history, let’s take today and build strong and resilient futures,” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, November 19, 2019 12:22:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "It is too early to talk about that. We will make an announcement at the appropriate time," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, November 10, 2019 12:05:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “This project is the first of its kind in the history of our country,” “This pilot project will provide essential knowledge or information for the successful production of this crop. The benefits that will be derived from the production of industrial hemp are enormous and varied” External link

zimeye Thursday, October 17, 2019 2:41:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “This project is the first of its kind in the history of our country,” “This pilot project will provide essential knowledge or information for the successful production of this crop. The benefits that will be derived from the production of industrial hemp are enormous and varied” External link

newsday Thursday, October 17, 2019 9:26:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "We have four banks that have come on line to support Command Agriculture; Stanbic, Agribank, CBZ and Women's Bank," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, October 13, 2019 9:53:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “As Zimbabweans, we should unite in ensuring food security and success of the growing of traditional seeds. Everyone should benefit regardless of political affiliation. Last year, we failed to realise a good harvest because of poor rains due to climate change. Having realised that climate change is wreaking havoc, we set down with experts you advised us to revert to traditional crops like millet, rapoko and sorghum. These crops are drought resistant and farmers are guaranteed of a harvest even when drought strikes,” External link

zimeye Saturday, October 12, 2019 6:49:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : ”Government has so far entered into partnership with Agribank, CBZ bank, Women’s bank and Stanibic bank. These banks will support AI, A2 and other large scale farmers in soya bean and maize production,” External link

zbc Saturday, October 5, 2019 5:22:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “Certainly, this is a positive development that will be critical in increasing agricultural productivity in Zimbabwe in line with national development aspirations,” External link

zbc Thursday, October 3, 2019 5:36:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “Government is one such buyer and supplier of cereals, there is nothing which stops all other players in the industry from importing their own cereal requirements,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, October 1, 2019 7:47:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “As a result, Government has had to put into place arrangements for the importation of grain. The grain that is being imported shall be for human, livestock consumption and other industrial uses. Government is one such buyer and supplier of cereals, there is nothing which stops all other players in the industry to import their own cereal requirements,” External link

herald Tuesday, October 1, 2019 3:47:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “As you are aware, due to the effects of climate change, Zimbabwe got poor yields of maize last year. As a result, we had to import some grain to compliment whatever we harvested last year,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, September 22, 2019 11:29:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "As you are aware, due to the effects of climate change, Zimbabwe got poor yields of maize last year. As a result, we had to import some grain to compliment whatever we harvested last year," External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 20, 2019 4:50:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “As you might be aware, government is currently constructing dams countrywide and quite a number are almost 100 percent complete. We are aware of the water problems being faced in rural communities, especially in dry regions and with the help of the Chinese government, we will be drilling 500 more boreholes on top of the ones already functional,” External link

zbc Tuesday, September 10, 2019 2:59:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “We have our mining sector driven primarily by thermal power from coal and it is anticipating a US 12 billion dollar mark by 2023. So it will be best for all ministries to plan together in view of such calls to phase out coal. We are endowed with billions of coal reserves. I have been to Japan recently and we indentified a technology on clean use of coal, so we need to vigorously pursue such technology to clean our coal and produce substantial energy from it,” External link

zbc Monday, September 9, 2019 5:28:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “If you are occupying a farm and you don’t have an offer letter, go (and) get an offer letter. The reason why the government has allowed you to remain on the piece of land up to today is that they want you. They recognized the role you are playing, so go (and) get an offer letter” External link

zimeye Saturday, September 7, 2019 2:49:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri added : “There should be no other considerations to say you are not on the list. Which list? The (Zanu-PF) party representatives recommended some farmers to remain. I am a member of the Zanu-PF politburo. So, we are saying all those who are on the land who do not have offer letters, please, do us a favor so that you don’t unnecessarily get inconvenienced,” External link

zimeye Saturday, September 7, 2019 2:49:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “If you are occupying a farm and you don’t have an offer letter, go (and) get an offer letter. The reason why government has allowed you to remain on the piece of land up to today is because they want you. They recognised the role you are playing, so go (and) get an offer letter” External link

newsday Saturday, September 7, 2019 11:38:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri added : “There should be no other considerations to say you are not on the list. Which list? The (Zanu PF) party representatives recommended some farmers to remain. I am a member of the Zanu PF politburo. So, we are saying all those who are on the land who do not have offer letters, please, do us a favour so that you don’t unnecessarily get inconvenienced,” External link

newsday Saturday, September 7, 2019 11:38:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “As you are all aware, Buhera district is located in the rain shadow of the eastern highlands and is a perennially dry region,” External link

herald Saturday, September 7, 2019 2:41:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “Amongst the interventions identified in Buhera District were the establishment of a honey processing centre at Chapanduka and support to a community initiative to establish the Tashinga Nutrition Garden, with the aim to enhance and diversify livelihoods for greater community resilience to the challenges posed by climate change, whilst promoting clean energy and tackling other challenges related to environmental degradation,” External link

herald Saturday, September 7, 2019 2:41:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “At Tashinga Garden, I am informed that this year the community had already initiated its own livelihood enhancement project when the climate change projects were introduced,” External link

herald Saturday, September 7, 2019 2:41:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "We have no doubt that the technology will go a long way in enhancing food security in the country. Currently the world is faced with the challenge of climate change hence we have to come up with appropriate responses," External link

ecns Friday, September 6, 2019 11:38:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "We have no doubt that the technology will go a long way in enhancing food security in the country. Currently the world is faced with the challenge of climate change hence we have to come up with appropriate responses," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, September 6, 2019 9:46:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “Our command programme is continuing, but I want to make it clear that only those who paid back their loans will be considered while those who reneged will be left in the cold,” External link

zbc Tuesday, September 3, 2019 2:00:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “Our command programme is continuing, but I want to make it clear that only those who paid back their loans will be considered while those who reneged will be left in the cold,” External link

zbc Monday, September 2, 2019 6:23:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "We have not yet been convinced yet on the benefits (of GMOs)," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, August 25, 2019 11:20:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "Operating without offer letters is not advisable. It stops Government from allocating that piece of land to someone else. In our records it will indicate that the farm was acquired and it is now Government property but not allocated to anyone else," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, August 16, 2019 10:02:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "We will give first priority to whoever is there. We are not going to deny anyone access to offer letters. You automatically qualify because you are already on the land so it is very important that we formalise our stay to avoid unnecessary problems," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, August 16, 2019 10:02:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said ( about Sir ) : “Mr. Speaker Sir, I would like to unreservedly apologies for the remarks I made yesterday. I realise they must have caused some injury to the dignity of the Hon. Members. To that extent Mr. Speaker Sir, I would like to withdraw my statement. Thank you Mr. Speaker Sir,” External link

zimeye Friday, August 2, 2019 7:41:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "We need to relook at the exact figures, but as for the reason why we enact the SI, we want to ensure that all the grain is accounted for and available for consumption at affordable prices," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, August 1, 2019 12:13:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “This event marks the climax in the implementation of the Buzi, Pungwe and Save (BUPUSA) tri-basin project, a joint cooperative effort by the government of Zimbabwe and Mozambique which started in October last year with the objective to strengthen cooperation and promote institution building on water management issues” External link

zbc Monday, July 29, 2019 8:40:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : ''We are looking into various issues raised by our farmers with regards to the rental and we will put into consideration whatever concerns our farmers raise so that at the end of the day we all benefit as a nation,'' External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, July 17, 2019 10:21:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "On sub-leasing of farms; if you have a farm and you have proper documentation, that is an offer letter or a 99-year lease, you can go ahead. What we are interested in as government is to make sure that the land is fully utilised, it is being productive," "As to the arrangement on the farm of who exactly is tilling the land, that is not much of our business. Previously, we used to discourage sub-letting of farms, but with the new dispensation, we have said farming is a business. Let the farmers make business decisions. If they want to till the land with partners, if they want joint ventures, it is up to them, but we encourage farmers to have whatever agreements they enter into endorsed by the ministry to ensure that the interests of both parties are adequately protected," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, July 17, 2019 10:21:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “On sub-leasing of farms; if you have a farm and you have proper documentation, that is an offer letter or a 99-year lease, you can go ahead. What we are interested in as government is to make sure that the land is fully utilised, it is being productive,” “As to the arrangement on the farm of who exactly is tilling the land, that is not much of our business. Previously, we used to discourage sub-letting of farms, but with the new dispensation, we have said farming is a business. Let the farmers make business decisions. If they want to till the land with partners, if they want joint ventures, it is up to them, but we encourage farmers to have whatever agreements they enter into endorsed by the ministry to ensure that the interests of both parties are adequately protected,” External link

newsday Wednesday, July 17, 2019 9:15:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “The cattle should be returned, but we also appeal to our farmers not to let their cattle stray into neighbouring countries. We are holding a series of meetings with farmers along our border with Botswana in that respect. I want to thank you (NewsDay) for highlighting this issue and bringing it to my attention,” External link

newsday Thursday, July 11, 2019 9:03:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “Any investment is done through the one-stop shop which has taken over from the Zimbabwe Investment Center. The company applied to take over 10 000 hectares of land for sugar cane production and I would like to believe they have completed the necessary paperwork by now,” External link

zbc Wednesday, July 10, 2019 10:33:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "General Chiwenga is the person who orchastrated Operation Restore Legacy. He is a principled man who does things in honesty," "If it was someone else, he could have taken over power, declaring that he was in charge. There was nothing that could have stopped him since he was in charge of the army. General Chiwenga is a person who is politically mature and with the people and country at heart. Due to political orientation, he understood that hove huru dzinofamba nemurongwa (leadership renewal follows laid down procedures). As a result, the party chose President Emmerson Mnangagwa to lead the party, while VP Chiwenga wanted to return to the barracks. However, President Mnangagwa appointed him Vice President and second secretary of the ruling Zanu PF party" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, July 5, 2019 2:48:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "Hon Ministers, the above allocations of land should ideally be at one place, but if the situation on the ground does not permit, the allocation should at least be in the same geographical area for ease of administration by the war veterans in that province," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, July 4, 2019 10:08:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “Hon Ministers, the above allocations of land should ideally be at one place, but if the situation on the ground does not permit, the allocation should at least be in the same geographical area for ease of administration by the war veterans in that province,” External link

zimeye Thursday, July 4, 2019 2:52:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “Hon Ministers, the above allocations of land should ideally be at one place, but if the situation on the ground does not permit, the allocation should at least be in the same geographical area for ease of administration by the war veterans in that province,” External link

herald Thursday, July 4, 2019 2:09:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "Hon Ministers, the above allocations of land should ideally be at one place, but if the situation on the ground does not permit, the allocation should at least be in the same geographical area for ease of administration by the war veterans in that province," "May you also kindly take not that the subject directive should be implemented with immediate effect as it takes precedence over other allocations for land. As such, it would be greatly appreciated if respective allocation schedules could reach my office before June 27, 2019" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, July 2, 2019 10:35:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri added : "May you further kindly take note that in the event of land disputes, under no circumstances should war veterans have his or her offer cancelled" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, July 2, 2019 10:35:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “Hon Ministers, the above allocations of land should ideally be at one place, but if the situation on the ground does not permit, the allocation should at least be in the same geographical area for ease of administration by the war veterans in that province,” “May you also kindly take not that the subject directive should be implemented with immediate effect as it takes precedence over other allocations for land. As such, it would be greatly appreciated if respective allocation schedules could reach my office before June 27, 2019” External link

newsday Tuesday, July 2, 2019 7:42:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri added : “May you further kindly take note that in the event of land disputes, under no circumstances should war veterans have his or her offer cancelled” External link

newsday Tuesday, July 2, 2019 7:42:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “As we all know that the agriculture sector contributes very significantly to the growth of the country; s economy and in particular tobacco is pf immense value,” External link

zbc Friday, June 21, 2019 8:20:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "We have been focusing on the winter wheat programme, but we are through with that," External link

allafrica Friday, June 21, 2019 3:21:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "We have been focusing on the winter wheat programme, but we are through with that," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, June 21, 2019 10:04:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “We have been focusing on the winter wheat programme, but we are through with that,” External link

herald Friday, June 21, 2019 4:15:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “We understand the challenge to do with power and we have put a special arrangement with the ministry responsible for power supply who have assured us that they are going to make power available for wheat farmers. Fuel has also been set aside to assist farmers under command agriculture,” External link

zbc Tuesday, June 11, 2019 5:39:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "I also had the opportunity of visiting a state-of-the-art dairy farm and there was only one individual employed to work on the farm, which had over 2 000 milking cows and everything else was computerised and I hope one day we will have something close to that here in Zimbabwe. From there we went to a factory where they produce a whole range of dairy products and after that we persuaded them to come and have a similar set-up here in Zimbabwe for both dairy farm and a dairy processing facility or milk processing facility," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, May 5, 2019 12:50:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "We have since received a delegation going around the country and they promised that they are going to establish such a facility. So we are looking forward to that day that our friends are going to invest in the dairy industry, though we wouldn't want it to be highly computerised because we need a lot of our people to be employed. While technology is a good thing, I don't think we have reached that stage where we will want everything to be done by computer or to be automated . . . ," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, May 5, 2019 12:50:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "I also learnt that Belarus is a major producer of potash, which is a raw material used for the production of fertiliser and the fertilisers that we use are NPKS . . . and in Zimbabwe we only have phosphate. We need a lot of potash, our soils are lacking in terms of potash," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, May 5, 2019 12:50:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "There is an opportunity for our people to go and open shops in Belarus, so that they can order vegetables from Zimbabwe and distribute them in Belarus and there is no law of nature that states that Belarusians should come and invest in Zimbabwe but we cannot go and invest in Belarus, we have got some competitive advantage in a number of areas," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, May 5, 2019 12:50:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “From there we went to a factory where they produce a whole range of dairy products and after that we persuaded them to come and have a similar set-up here in Zimbabwe for both dairy farm and a dairy processing facility,” External link

zimeye Sunday, May 5, 2019 5:10:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri added : “We will make sure that the affected areas in the district will benefit from all forms of assistance being given to Cyclone Idai survivors elsewhere,” External link

zbc Tuesday, April 23, 2019 9:53:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

nation-ke Sunday, March 31, 2019 7:34:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

muscatdaily Saturday, March 30, 2019 3:39:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "At the current monthly draw rate of 120,000 tonnes, the available grain is sufficient to last about seven months," External link

BBCMonitoring Saturday, March 30, 2019 2:04:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "This effort bears testimony to the fact that the grain industry has put interests of the nation at heart," "As government we support these private sector interventions, as they complement the national policy of ensuring food security at household and national levels" External link

BBCMonitoring Saturday, March 30, 2019 2:04:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “At the current monthly drawdown rate of 120 000 tonnes, the available grain is sufficient to last about seven months,” External link

herald Saturday, March 30, 2019 3:38:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “This effort bears testimony to the fact that the grain industry has put interests of the nation at heart,” “As Government we support these private sector interventions, as they complement the national policy of ensuring food security at household and national levels” External link

herald Saturday, March 30, 2019 3:38:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

dailytimesPK Saturday, March 23, 2019 2:26:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

arabnews Friday, March 22, 2019 6:27:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

ahram-EN Thursday, March 21, 2019 1:58:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

asianage Thursday, March 21, 2019 1:11:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

thejournal Thursday, March 21, 2019 1:10:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

news-yahoo Thursday, March 21, 2019 10:05:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

terradaily Thursday, March 21, 2019 7:29:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, March 20, 2019 11:25:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, March 20, 2019 10:03:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, March 20, 2019 8:39:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

timesofmalta Wednesday, March 20, 2019 8:26:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

egyptindependent Wednesday, March 20, 2019 6:35:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

irishsun Wednesday, March 20, 2019 4:27:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, March 20, 2019 4:02:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

independent-UG Wednesday, March 20, 2019 2:34:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

CBSnews Wednesday, March 20, 2019 1:59:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

businessday Wednesday, March 20, 2019 1:35:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, March 20, 2019 1:05:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

mg Wednesday, March 20, 2019 12:51:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

mg Wednesday, March 20, 2019 12:51:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

egyptindependent Wednesday, March 20, 2019 12:44:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

EastAfrican Wednesday, March 20, 2019 12:33:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

phnompenhpost Wednesday, March 20, 2019 12:10:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, March 20, 2019 11:52:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

standardmedia Wednesday, March 20, 2019 11:46:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

presstv Wednesday, March 20, 2019 11:39:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

PressTVEnglish Wednesday, March 20, 2019 10:16:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

iran-daily Wednesday, March 20, 2019 10:12:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

terradaily Wednesday, March 20, 2019 8:32:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

nation-ke Wednesday, March 20, 2019 8:17:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

arabnews Wednesday, March 20, 2019 7:08:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

thejournal Wednesday, March 20, 2019 4:18:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

asianage Wednesday, March 20, 2019 2:24:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

france24-en Wednesday, March 20, 2019 12:03:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

gulf-times Tuesday, March 19, 2019 11:34:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people,” External link

vanguardngr Tuesday, March 19, 2019 11:24:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

ahram-EN Tuesday, March 19, 2019 9:03:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

pulse Tuesday, March 19, 2019 7:44:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, March 19, 2019 7:33:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

digitaljournal Tuesday, March 19, 2019 7:28:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, March 19, 2019 7:03:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

businessday Tuesday, March 19, 2019 6:56:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, March 19, 2019 6:43:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

vanguardngr Tuesday, March 19, 2019 6:21:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

thenational Tuesday, March 19, 2019 6:05:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

outlookindia Tuesday, March 19, 2019 5:24:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

dailytimesPK Tuesday, March 19, 2019 5:22:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, March 19, 2019 3:37:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

news18 Tuesday, March 19, 2019 2:49:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, March 19, 2019 2:46:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

terradaily Tuesday, March 19, 2019 12:38:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, March 19, 2019 11:29:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

egyptindependent Tuesday, March 19, 2019 11:24:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

asianage Tuesday, March 19, 2019 11:03:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, March 19, 2019 10:26:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, March 19, 2019 7:14:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people," External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, March 19, 2019 6:40:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, March 19, 2019 12:17:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people,” External link

ngrguardiannews Tuesday, March 19, 2019 12:11:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people,” External link

guardian-ng Monday, March 18, 2019 11:21:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people," External link

gulf-times Monday, March 18, 2019 10:45:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, March 18, 2019 10:40:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people," External link

nation-ke Monday, March 18, 2019 10:29:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people," External link

khaleejtimes Monday, March 18, 2019 10:21:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people," External link

digitaljournal Monday, March 18, 2019 9:38:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people,” External link

capitalfm Monday, March 18, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people," External link

yahoo-au Monday, March 18, 2019 8:40:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people,” External link

nan Monday, March 18, 2019 8:21:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people," External link

afp-en Monday, March 18, 2019 8:03:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people," External link

newindianexpress Monday, March 18, 2019 7:58:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people," External link

timesofmalta Monday, March 18, 2019 7:54:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people," External link

asianage Monday, March 18, 2019 7:05:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people," External link

afp-english Monday, March 18, 2019 7:04:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people," External link

standardmedia Monday, March 18, 2019 6:46:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people,” External link

egyptindependent Monday, March 18, 2019 6:12:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people,” External link

dailytimesPK Monday, March 18, 2019 5:51:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people," External link

BangkokPost Monday, March 18, 2019 5:40:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people," External link

afp-english Monday, March 18, 2019 4:11:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people," External link

yahoo-au Monday, March 18, 2019 3:44:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people," External link

pulse Monday, March 18, 2019 3:44:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people," External link

afp-en Monday, March 18, 2019 2:13:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri added : “If we manage to continue paying our dues be it command agriculture, this will motivate our aids to continue funding, if we default, the source will dry up hence we need to remain disciplined,” External link

zbc Sunday, February 24, 2019 2:43:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "The help desk will also serve as an interface between the ministry and stakeholders," External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, February 19, 2019 7:35:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "The help desk will also serve as an interface between the ministry and stakeholders," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, February 19, 2019 6:52:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “There has to be alternative financing models in place; functional, not theoretical and once that has been established, Government will have no business to continue in the production directly except for the area of regulatory and capacity building; the training of farmers and provision of extension services,” External link

herald Tuesday, February 19, 2019 9:25:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said ( about Billy Rautenbach ) : “There is a lot of irrigation water from the Zambezi River. We can offer you (Rautenbach) 10 000 hectares of land for your agricultural activities,” External link

zimeye Monday, February 18, 2019 11:42:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "There is no one who regrets why the military was called to control the situation because we could have lost a number of lives and much more on valuable properties. Can we allow for a free-for-all situation where police stations are raided and people steal their weapons?" External link

onlinenigeria Monday, January 28, 2019 3:44:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "There is no one who regrets why the military was called to control the situation because we could have lost a number of lives and much more on valuable properties. Can we allow for a free-for-all situation where police stations are raided and people steal their weapons?" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, January 27, 2019 10:56:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “There is no one who regrets why the military was called to control the situation because we could have lost a number of lives and much more on valuable properties. Can we allow for a free-for-all situation where police stations are raided and people steal their weapons?” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, January 27, 2019 7:13:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “Belarus is a country with a well-developed industry. It boasts modern agricultural technologies. We could learn from this experience. In Zimbabwe we face a number of tasks in the sphere of agriculture, in particular, mechanization. And Belarus makes various machines, a broad choice of tractors. You also practice animal husbandry on an industrial scale. A whole range of avenues where we could work together fruitfully” External link

Belta_en Thursday, January 17, 2019 4:25:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “The dam has immense potential to bring socio-economic transformation in Mashonaland Central in the areas of food security, poverty alleviation, employment creation and steady water supply for Rushinga and Chimhanda,” External link

herald Monday, January 14, 2019 5:51:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “Semwa Dam, which is being constructed across Ruya River, which borders Mt Darwin and Rushinga districts, is expected to cost $141 million and the project was allocated $20 million in the 2019 Budget which will help cover substantial ground,” “The dam is expected to provide irrigation water for more than 12 000 hectares in the two districts and has the capacity to generate hydro-electric power to be fed into the national grid” External link

herald Monday, January 14, 2019 5:51:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “We are in the process of doing that. It’s going to be effective from today,” External link

angop Thursday, January 10, 2019 6:05:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "We are in the process of doing that. It's going to be effective from today," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, January 10, 2019 1:46:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “I am aware and deeply concerned that there are unscrupulous individuals who are currently selling land within the New City boundary without consulting authorities and undertaking massive developments without obtaining permits. To those selling land, may I warn you that it is fraudulent to do such transactions on land earmarked for national interest projects,” External link

zimeye Monday, January 7, 2019 12:39:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “The onset of the 2018-19 rainfall season was delayed, with first effective rains being received in late November. So far, the rainfall pattern has been erratic in both space and time, especially in the southern parts of the country,” External link

herald Saturday, December 29, 2018 2:02:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said ( about Matabeleland South ) : “The southern provinces of Masvingo, Midlands, Matabeleland North and Matabeleland South have been the most affected by the poor rainfall distribution. The rainfall received to date is below the long-term mean with exceptions of a stretch in the north-eastern part of the country and around Beitbridge in Matabeleland South. So far, the 2018-2019 cropping season has been mediocre in terms of rainfall performance across most of the country,” External link

herald Saturday, December 29, 2018 2:02:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “Farmers should look more into cultivation of more than one type of grain staple from sorghum, millet and maize and diversification into other early maturing crops, adoption of irrigated agriculture where opportunities permit, moisture conservation, efficient utilisation of water, supplementary feeding of livestock during the dry season, judicious management of grazing areas, improved rangeland management, planting of forage legumes for dry season supplementation, animal health interventions and vector control focusing primarily on dosing and dipping of animals among other strategic interventions,” External link

herald Saturday, December 29, 2018 2:02:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “We are also encouraging farmers to diversify into other short season crops, such as edible beans, round nuts, cowpeas, groundnuts and sweet potatoes,” External link

herald Saturday, December 29, 2018 2:02:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "We expect that they shall go back to where they came from. If they have got any challenges, well, we have got the social department which can look into that, but our task is to ensure there is total stability on the farms," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, December 29, 2018 1:14:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “We expect that they shall go back to where they came from. If they have got any challenges, well, we have got the social department which can look into that, but our task is to ensure there is total stability on the farms,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, December 28, 2018 8:17:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri told : "While Government is noticing some improvement in the continued national food security status since the adoption of Command Agriculture strategy, we need, however, to keep our eyes firmly glued to the dashboard so that the food security vehicle does not veer off the road," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, December 28, 2018 12:03:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “The command cage fisheries programme is within the framework of the national policy to diversify farming activities in the face of climate change. The Ministry of Environment, Tourism and Hospitality Industry must therefore create conditions which allow communities easy access to natural resources within their localities,” External link

zbc Monday, December 10, 2018 9:22:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “The programme targets to rehabilitate approximately 125 irrigation schemes cover over 6 000 hectares in drought prone areas, increase, income, access to markets and improving access to finance service for smallholders farmers,” External link

zbc Friday, December 7, 2018 9:10:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “No progress has been made because the Constitution of the Afforestation Fund is yet to be presented to and registered with Parliament as per the requirements of the Public Finance Management Act, (Chapter 22 (19)) by the Minister of Finance and Economic Planning,” External link

herald Tuesday, December 12, 2017 5:25:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "I am Zimbabwean, I have got every right to participate in the country's politics," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, December 8, 2017 11:46:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "I happen to have been very much involved in Command Agriculture and my response is not based on hearsay but on facts. At no stage were officers ever instructed to distribute inputs on partisan basis. The criteria is based on those who would have cleared their obligations from the past season. Those who paid for their inputs are legible. For new entrance, they get information from Arex officers based on their competence," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, December 7, 2017 10:17:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “In terms of Agriculture, we have to ensure there is production, all land has to be fully utilised and apart from fully utilising the land, we want productivity to be increased really. We realise that we contribute a lot towards the GDP (Gross Domestic Product) of the country, wealthy creation in the country and foreign currency earning and we just have to leave up to the expectation of the nation,” External link

herald Tuesday, December 5, 2017 4:26:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri told : "When I was in the military I was under (the) ministry of defence, which is part of government and who says military should never be politicians," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, December 4, 2017 7:11:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri told : “When I was in the military I was under (the) ministry of defence, which is part of government and who says military should never be politicians,” External link

ngrguardiannews Monday, December 4, 2017 5:17:00 PM EAT



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Perence Shiri said : “We have been experiencing challenges with livestock especially in dry areas and I am appealing to our communal farmers that they invest in livestock feed. It is of no use to keep large herds yet they are dying,” External link

zbc Tuesday, November 19, 2019 3:09:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “The time is now for capacity building, for experience sharing, for raising awareness for taking this sour reality into account when planning for our development program. If not, in our own eyes, decades of sustainable development gains can be wiped out overnight. Yesterday is history, let’s take today and build strong and resilient futures,” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, November 19, 2019 12:22:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "It is too early to talk about that. We will make an announcement at the appropriate time," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, November 10, 2019 12:05:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “This project is the first of its kind in the history of our country,” “This pilot project will provide essential knowledge or information for the successful production of this crop. The benefits that will be derived from the production of industrial hemp are enormous and varied” External link

zimeye Thursday, October 17, 2019 2:41:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “This project is the first of its kind in the history of our country,” “This pilot project will provide essential knowledge or information for the successful production of this crop. The benefits that will be derived from the production of industrial hemp are enormous and varied” External link

newsday Thursday, October 17, 2019 9:26:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "We have four banks that have come on line to support Command Agriculture; Stanbic, Agribank, CBZ and Women's Bank," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, October 13, 2019 9:53:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “As Zimbabweans, we should unite in ensuring food security and success of the growing of traditional seeds. Everyone should benefit regardless of political affiliation. Last year, we failed to realise a good harvest because of poor rains due to climate change. Having realised that climate change is wreaking havoc, we set down with experts you advised us to revert to traditional crops like millet, rapoko and sorghum. These crops are drought resistant and farmers are guaranteed of a harvest even when drought strikes,” External link

zimeye Saturday, October 12, 2019 6:49:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : ”Government has so far entered into partnership with Agribank, CBZ bank, Women’s bank and Stanibic bank. These banks will support AI, A2 and other large scale farmers in soya bean and maize production,” External link

zbc Saturday, October 5, 2019 5:22:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “Certainly, this is a positive development that will be critical in increasing agricultural productivity in Zimbabwe in line with national development aspirations,” External link

zbc Thursday, October 3, 2019 5:36:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “Government is one such buyer and supplier of cereals, there is nothing which stops all other players in the industry from importing their own cereal requirements,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, October 1, 2019 7:47:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “As a result, Government has had to put into place arrangements for the importation of grain. The grain that is being imported shall be for human, livestock consumption and other industrial uses. Government is one such buyer and supplier of cereals, there is nothing which stops all other players in the industry to import their own cereal requirements,” External link

herald Tuesday, October 1, 2019 3:47:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “As you are aware, due to the effects of climate change, Zimbabwe got poor yields of maize last year. As a result, we had to import some grain to compliment whatever we harvested last year,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, September 22, 2019 11:29:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "As you are aware, due to the effects of climate change, Zimbabwe got poor yields of maize last year. As a result, we had to import some grain to compliment whatever we harvested last year," External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 20, 2019 4:50:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “As you might be aware, government is currently constructing dams countrywide and quite a number are almost 100 percent complete. We are aware of the water problems being faced in rural communities, especially in dry regions and with the help of the Chinese government, we will be drilling 500 more boreholes on top of the ones already functional,” External link

zbc Tuesday, September 10, 2019 2:59:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “We have our mining sector driven primarily by thermal power from coal and it is anticipating a US 12 billion dollar mark by 2023. So it will be best for all ministries to plan together in view of such calls to phase out coal. We are endowed with billions of coal reserves. I have been to Japan recently and we indentified a technology on clean use of coal, so we need to vigorously pursue such technology to clean our coal and produce substantial energy from it,” External link

zbc Monday, September 9, 2019 5:28:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “If you are occupying a farm and you don’t have an offer letter, go (and) get an offer letter. The reason why the government has allowed you to remain on the piece of land up to today is that they want you. They recognized the role you are playing, so go (and) get an offer letter” External link

zimeye Saturday, September 7, 2019 2:49:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri added : “There should be no other considerations to say you are not on the list. Which list? The (Zanu-PF) party representatives recommended some farmers to remain. I am a member of the Zanu-PF politburo. So, we are saying all those who are on the land who do not have offer letters, please, do us a favor so that you don’t unnecessarily get inconvenienced,” External link

zimeye Saturday, September 7, 2019 2:49:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “If you are occupying a farm and you don’t have an offer letter, go (and) get an offer letter. The reason why government has allowed you to remain on the piece of land up to today is because they want you. They recognised the role you are playing, so go (and) get an offer letter” External link

newsday Saturday, September 7, 2019 11:38:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri added : “There should be no other considerations to say you are not on the list. Which list? The (Zanu PF) party representatives recommended some farmers to remain. I am a member of the Zanu PF politburo. So, we are saying all those who are on the land who do not have offer letters, please, do us a favour so that you don’t unnecessarily get inconvenienced,” External link

newsday Saturday, September 7, 2019 11:38:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “As you are all aware, Buhera district is located in the rain shadow of the eastern highlands and is a perennially dry region,” External link

herald Saturday, September 7, 2019 2:41:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “Amongst the interventions identified in Buhera District were the establishment of a honey processing centre at Chapanduka and support to a community initiative to establish the Tashinga Nutrition Garden, with the aim to enhance and diversify livelihoods for greater community resilience to the challenges posed by climate change, whilst promoting clean energy and tackling other challenges related to environmental degradation,” External link

herald Saturday, September 7, 2019 2:41:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “At Tashinga Garden, I am informed that this year the community had already initiated its own livelihood enhancement project when the climate change projects were introduced,” External link

herald Saturday, September 7, 2019 2:41:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "We have no doubt that the technology will go a long way in enhancing food security in the country. Currently the world is faced with the challenge of climate change hence we have to come up with appropriate responses," External link

ecns Friday, September 6, 2019 11:38:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "We have no doubt that the technology will go a long way in enhancing food security in the country. Currently the world is faced with the challenge of climate change hence we have to come up with appropriate responses," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, September 6, 2019 9:46:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “Our command programme is continuing, but I want to make it clear that only those who paid back their loans will be considered while those who reneged will be left in the cold,” External link

zbc Tuesday, September 3, 2019 2:00:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “Our command programme is continuing, but I want to make it clear that only those who paid back their loans will be considered while those who reneged will be left in the cold,” External link

zbc Monday, September 2, 2019 6:23:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "We have not yet been convinced yet on the benefits (of GMOs)," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, August 25, 2019 11:20:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "Operating without offer letters is not advisable. It stops Government from allocating that piece of land to someone else. In our records it will indicate that the farm was acquired and it is now Government property but not allocated to anyone else," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, August 16, 2019 10:02:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "We will give first priority to whoever is there. We are not going to deny anyone access to offer letters. You automatically qualify because you are already on the land so it is very important that we formalise our stay to avoid unnecessary problems," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, August 16, 2019 10:02:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said ( about Sir ) : “Mr. Speaker Sir, I would like to unreservedly apologies for the remarks I made yesterday. I realise they must have caused some injury to the dignity of the Hon. Members. To that extent Mr. Speaker Sir, I would like to withdraw my statement. Thank you Mr. Speaker Sir,” External link

zimeye Friday, August 2, 2019 7:41:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "We need to relook at the exact figures, but as for the reason why we enact the SI, we want to ensure that all the grain is accounted for and available for consumption at affordable prices," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, August 1, 2019 12:13:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “This event marks the climax in the implementation of the Buzi, Pungwe and Save (BUPUSA) tri-basin project, a joint cooperative effort by the government of Zimbabwe and Mozambique which started in October last year with the objective to strengthen cooperation and promote institution building on water management issues” External link

zbc Monday, July 29, 2019 8:40:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : ''We are looking into various issues raised by our farmers with regards to the rental and we will put into consideration whatever concerns our farmers raise so that at the end of the day we all benefit as a nation,'' External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, July 17, 2019 10:21:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "On sub-leasing of farms; if you have a farm and you have proper documentation, that is an offer letter or a 99-year lease, you can go ahead. What we are interested in as government is to make sure that the land is fully utilised, it is being productive," "As to the arrangement on the farm of who exactly is tilling the land, that is not much of our business. Previously, we used to discourage sub-letting of farms, but with the new dispensation, we have said farming is a business. Let the farmers make business decisions. If they want to till the land with partners, if they want joint ventures, it is up to them, but we encourage farmers to have whatever agreements they enter into endorsed by the ministry to ensure that the interests of both parties are adequately protected," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, July 17, 2019 10:21:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “On sub-leasing of farms; if you have a farm and you have proper documentation, that is an offer letter or a 99-year lease, you can go ahead. What we are interested in as government is to make sure that the land is fully utilised, it is being productive,” “As to the arrangement on the farm of who exactly is tilling the land, that is not much of our business. Previously, we used to discourage sub-letting of farms, but with the new dispensation, we have said farming is a business. Let the farmers make business decisions. If they want to till the land with partners, if they want joint ventures, it is up to them, but we encourage farmers to have whatever agreements they enter into endorsed by the ministry to ensure that the interests of both parties are adequately protected,” External link

newsday Wednesday, July 17, 2019 9:15:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “The cattle should be returned, but we also appeal to our farmers not to let their cattle stray into neighbouring countries. We are holding a series of meetings with farmers along our border with Botswana in that respect. I want to thank you (NewsDay) for highlighting this issue and bringing it to my attention,” External link

newsday Thursday, July 11, 2019 9:03:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “Any investment is done through the one-stop shop which has taken over from the Zimbabwe Investment Center. The company applied to take over 10 000 hectares of land for sugar cane production and I would like to believe they have completed the necessary paperwork by now,” External link

zbc Wednesday, July 10, 2019 10:33:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "General Chiwenga is the person who orchastrated Operation Restore Legacy. He is a principled man who does things in honesty," "If it was someone else, he could have taken over power, declaring that he was in charge. There was nothing that could have stopped him since he was in charge of the army. General Chiwenga is a person who is politically mature and with the people and country at heart. Due to political orientation, he understood that hove huru dzinofamba nemurongwa (leadership renewal follows laid down procedures). As a result, the party chose President Emmerson Mnangagwa to lead the party, while VP Chiwenga wanted to return to the barracks. However, President Mnangagwa appointed him Vice President and second secretary of the ruling Zanu PF party" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, July 5, 2019 2:48:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "Hon Ministers, the above allocations of land should ideally be at one place, but if the situation on the ground does not permit, the allocation should at least be in the same geographical area for ease of administration by the war veterans in that province," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, July 4, 2019 10:08:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “Hon Ministers, the above allocations of land should ideally be at one place, but if the situation on the ground does not permit, the allocation should at least be in the same geographical area for ease of administration by the war veterans in that province,” External link

zimeye Thursday, July 4, 2019 2:52:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “Hon Ministers, the above allocations of land should ideally be at one place, but if the situation on the ground does not permit, the allocation should at least be in the same geographical area for ease of administration by the war veterans in that province,” External link

herald Thursday, July 4, 2019 2:09:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "Hon Ministers, the above allocations of land should ideally be at one place, but if the situation on the ground does not permit, the allocation should at least be in the same geographical area for ease of administration by the war veterans in that province," "May you also kindly take not that the subject directive should be implemented with immediate effect as it takes precedence over other allocations for land. As such, it would be greatly appreciated if respective allocation schedules could reach my office before June 27, 2019" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, July 2, 2019 10:35:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri added : "May you further kindly take note that in the event of land disputes, under no circumstances should war veterans have his or her offer cancelled" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, July 2, 2019 10:35:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “Hon Ministers, the above allocations of land should ideally be at one place, but if the situation on the ground does not permit, the allocation should at least be in the same geographical area for ease of administration by the war veterans in that province,” “May you also kindly take not that the subject directive should be implemented with immediate effect as it takes precedence over other allocations for land. As such, it would be greatly appreciated if respective allocation schedules could reach my office before June 27, 2019” External link

newsday Tuesday, July 2, 2019 7:42:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri added : “May you further kindly take note that in the event of land disputes, under no circumstances should war veterans have his or her offer cancelled” External link

newsday Tuesday, July 2, 2019 7:42:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “As we all know that the agriculture sector contributes very significantly to the growth of the country; s economy and in particular tobacco is pf immense value,” External link

zbc Friday, June 21, 2019 8:20:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "We have been focusing on the winter wheat programme, but we are through with that," External link

allafrica Friday, June 21, 2019 3:21:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "We have been focusing on the winter wheat programme, but we are through with that," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, June 21, 2019 10:04:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “We have been focusing on the winter wheat programme, but we are through with that,” External link

herald Friday, June 21, 2019 4:15:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “We understand the challenge to do with power and we have put a special arrangement with the ministry responsible for power supply who have assured us that they are going to make power available for wheat farmers. Fuel has also been set aside to assist farmers under command agriculture,” External link

zbc Tuesday, June 11, 2019 5:39:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "I also had the opportunity of visiting a state-of-the-art dairy farm and there was only one individual employed to work on the farm, which had over 2 000 milking cows and everything else was computerised and I hope one day we will have something close to that here in Zimbabwe. From there we went to a factory where they produce a whole range of dairy products and after that we persuaded them to come and have a similar set-up here in Zimbabwe for both dairy farm and a dairy processing facility or milk processing facility," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, May 5, 2019 12:50:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "We have since received a delegation going around the country and they promised that they are going to establish such a facility. So we are looking forward to that day that our friends are going to invest in the dairy industry, though we wouldn't want it to be highly computerised because we need a lot of our people to be employed. While technology is a good thing, I don't think we have reached that stage where we will want everything to be done by computer or to be automated . . . ," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, May 5, 2019 12:50:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "I also learnt that Belarus is a major producer of potash, which is a raw material used for the production of fertiliser and the fertilisers that we use are NPKS . . . and in Zimbabwe we only have phosphate. We need a lot of potash, our soils are lacking in terms of potash," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, May 5, 2019 12:50:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "There is an opportunity for our people to go and open shops in Belarus, so that they can order vegetables from Zimbabwe and distribute them in Belarus and there is no law of nature that states that Belarusians should come and invest in Zimbabwe but we cannot go and invest in Belarus, we have got some competitive advantage in a number of areas," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, May 5, 2019 12:50:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “From there we went to a factory where they produce a whole range of dairy products and after that we persuaded them to come and have a similar set-up here in Zimbabwe for both dairy farm and a dairy processing facility,” External link

zimeye Sunday, May 5, 2019 5:10:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri added : “We will make sure that the affected areas in the district will benefit from all forms of assistance being given to Cyclone Idai survivors elsewhere,” External link

zbc Tuesday, April 23, 2019 9:53:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

nation-ke Sunday, March 31, 2019 7:34:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

muscatdaily Saturday, March 30, 2019 3:39:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "At the current monthly draw rate of 120,000 tonnes, the available grain is sufficient to last about seven months," External link

BBCMonitoring Saturday, March 30, 2019 2:04:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "This effort bears testimony to the fact that the grain industry has put interests of the nation at heart," "As government we support these private sector interventions, as they complement the national policy of ensuring food security at household and national levels" External link

BBCMonitoring Saturday, March 30, 2019 2:04:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “At the current monthly drawdown rate of 120 000 tonnes, the available grain is sufficient to last about seven months,” External link

herald Saturday, March 30, 2019 3:38:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “This effort bears testimony to the fact that the grain industry has put interests of the nation at heart,” “As Government we support these private sector interventions, as they complement the national policy of ensuring food security at household and national levels” External link

herald Saturday, March 30, 2019 3:38:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

dailytimesPK Saturday, March 23, 2019 2:26:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

arabnews Friday, March 22, 2019 6:27:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

ahram-EN Thursday, March 21, 2019 1:58:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

asianage Thursday, March 21, 2019 1:11:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

thejournal Thursday, March 21, 2019 1:10:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

news-yahoo Thursday, March 21, 2019 10:05:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

terradaily Thursday, March 21, 2019 7:29:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, March 20, 2019 11:25:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, March 20, 2019 10:03:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, March 20, 2019 8:39:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

timesofmalta Wednesday, March 20, 2019 8:26:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

egyptindependent Wednesday, March 20, 2019 6:35:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

irishsun Wednesday, March 20, 2019 4:27:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, March 20, 2019 4:02:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

independent-UG Wednesday, March 20, 2019 2:34:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

CBSnews Wednesday, March 20, 2019 1:59:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

businessday Wednesday, March 20, 2019 1:35:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, March 20, 2019 1:05:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

mg Wednesday, March 20, 2019 12:51:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

mg Wednesday, March 20, 2019 12:51:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

egyptindependent Wednesday, March 20, 2019 12:44:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

EastAfrican Wednesday, March 20, 2019 12:33:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

phnompenhpost Wednesday, March 20, 2019 12:10:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, March 20, 2019 11:52:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

standardmedia Wednesday, March 20, 2019 11:46:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

presstv Wednesday, March 20, 2019 11:39:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

PressTVEnglish Wednesday, March 20, 2019 10:16:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

iran-daily Wednesday, March 20, 2019 10:12:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

terradaily Wednesday, March 20, 2019 8:32:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

nation-ke Wednesday, March 20, 2019 8:17:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

arabnews Wednesday, March 20, 2019 7:08:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

thejournal Wednesday, March 20, 2019 4:18:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

asianage Wednesday, March 20, 2019 2:24:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

france24-en Wednesday, March 20, 2019 12:03:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

gulf-times Tuesday, March 19, 2019 11:34:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people,” External link

vanguardngr Tuesday, March 19, 2019 11:24:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

ahram-EN Tuesday, March 19, 2019 9:03:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

pulse Tuesday, March 19, 2019 7:44:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, March 19, 2019 7:33:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

digitaljournal Tuesday, March 19, 2019 7:28:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, March 19, 2019 7:03:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

businessday Tuesday, March 19, 2019 6:56:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, March 19, 2019 6:43:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

vanguardngr Tuesday, March 19, 2019 6:21:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

thenational Tuesday, March 19, 2019 6:05:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

outlookindia Tuesday, March 19, 2019 5:24:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

dailytimesPK Tuesday, March 19, 2019 5:22:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, March 19, 2019 3:37:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

news18 Tuesday, March 19, 2019 2:49:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, March 19, 2019 2:46:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

terradaily Tuesday, March 19, 2019 12:38:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, March 19, 2019 11:29:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war” External link

egyptindependent Tuesday, March 19, 2019 11:24:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

asianage Tuesday, March 19, 2019 11:03:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, March 19, 2019 10:26:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "resembles the aftermath of a full-scale war" External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, March 19, 2019 7:14:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people," External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, March 19, 2019 6:40:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, March 19, 2019 12:17:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people,” External link

ngrguardiannews Tuesday, March 19, 2019 12:11:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people,” External link

guardian-ng Monday, March 18, 2019 11:21:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people," External link

gulf-times Monday, March 18, 2019 10:45:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, March 18, 2019 10:40:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people," External link

nation-ke Monday, March 18, 2019 10:29:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people," External link

khaleejtimes Monday, March 18, 2019 10:21:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people," External link

digitaljournal Monday, March 18, 2019 9:38:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people,” External link

capitalfm Monday, March 18, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people," External link

yahoo-au Monday, March 18, 2019 8:40:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people,” External link

nan Monday, March 18, 2019 8:21:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people," External link

afp-en Monday, March 18, 2019 8:03:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people," External link

newindianexpress Monday, March 18, 2019 7:58:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people," External link

timesofmalta Monday, March 18, 2019 7:54:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people," External link

asianage Monday, March 18, 2019 7:05:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people," External link

afp-english Monday, March 18, 2019 7:04:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people," External link

standardmedia Monday, March 18, 2019 6:46:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people,” External link

egyptindependent Monday, March 18, 2019 6:12:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people,” External link

dailytimesPK Monday, March 18, 2019 5:51:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people," External link

BangkokPost Monday, March 18, 2019 5:40:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people," External link

afp-english Monday, March 18, 2019 4:11:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people," External link

yahoo-au Monday, March 18, 2019 3:44:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people," External link

pulse Monday, March 18, 2019 3:44:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "There was a lot of destruction both on our facilities and on people," External link

afp-en Monday, March 18, 2019 2:13:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri added : “If we manage to continue paying our dues be it command agriculture, this will motivate our aids to continue funding, if we default, the source will dry up hence we need to remain disciplined,” External link

zbc Sunday, February 24, 2019 2:43:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "The help desk will also serve as an interface between the ministry and stakeholders," External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, February 19, 2019 7:35:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "The help desk will also serve as an interface between the ministry and stakeholders," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, February 19, 2019 6:52:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “There has to be alternative financing models in place; functional, not theoretical and once that has been established, Government will have no business to continue in the production directly except for the area of regulatory and capacity building; the training of farmers and provision of extension services,” External link

herald Tuesday, February 19, 2019 9:25:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said ( about Billy Rautenbach ) : “There is a lot of irrigation water from the Zambezi River. We can offer you (Rautenbach) 10 000 hectares of land for your agricultural activities,” External link

zimeye Monday, February 18, 2019 11:42:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "There is no one who regrets why the military was called to control the situation because we could have lost a number of lives and much more on valuable properties. Can we allow for a free-for-all situation where police stations are raided and people steal their weapons?" External link

onlinenigeria Monday, January 28, 2019 3:44:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "There is no one who regrets why the military was called to control the situation because we could have lost a number of lives and much more on valuable properties. Can we allow for a free-for-all situation where police stations are raided and people steal their weapons?" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, January 27, 2019 10:56:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “There is no one who regrets why the military was called to control the situation because we could have lost a number of lives and much more on valuable properties. Can we allow for a free-for-all situation where police stations are raided and people steal their weapons?” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, January 27, 2019 7:13:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “Belarus is a country with a well-developed industry. It boasts modern agricultural technologies. We could learn from this experience. In Zimbabwe we face a number of tasks in the sphere of agriculture, in particular, mechanization. And Belarus makes various machines, a broad choice of tractors. You also practice animal husbandry on an industrial scale. A whole range of avenues where we could work together fruitfully” External link

Belta_en Thursday, January 17, 2019 4:25:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “The dam has immense potential to bring socio-economic transformation in Mashonaland Central in the areas of food security, poverty alleviation, employment creation and steady water supply for Rushinga and Chimhanda,” External link

herald Monday, January 14, 2019 5:51:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “Semwa Dam, which is being constructed across Ruya River, which borders Mt Darwin and Rushinga districts, is expected to cost $141 million and the project was allocated $20 million in the 2019 Budget which will help cover substantial ground,” “The dam is expected to provide irrigation water for more than 12 000 hectares in the two districts and has the capacity to generate hydro-electric power to be fed into the national grid” External link

herald Monday, January 14, 2019 5:51:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “We are in the process of doing that. It’s going to be effective from today,” External link

angop Thursday, January 10, 2019 6:05:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "We are in the process of doing that. It's going to be effective from today," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, January 10, 2019 1:46:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “I am aware and deeply concerned that there are unscrupulous individuals who are currently selling land within the New City boundary without consulting authorities and undertaking massive developments without obtaining permits. To those selling land, may I warn you that it is fraudulent to do such transactions on land earmarked for national interest projects,” External link

zimeye Monday, January 7, 2019 12:39:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “The onset of the 2018-19 rainfall season was delayed, with first effective rains being received in late November. So far, the rainfall pattern has been erratic in both space and time, especially in the southern parts of the country,” External link

herald Saturday, December 29, 2018 2:02:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said ( about Matabeleland South ) : “The southern provinces of Masvingo, Midlands, Matabeleland North and Matabeleland South have been the most affected by the poor rainfall distribution. The rainfall received to date is below the long-term mean with exceptions of a stretch in the north-eastern part of the country and around Beitbridge in Matabeleland South. So far, the 2018-2019 cropping season has been mediocre in terms of rainfall performance across most of the country,” External link

herald Saturday, December 29, 2018 2:02:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “Farmers should look more into cultivation of more than one type of grain staple from sorghum, millet and maize and diversification into other early maturing crops, adoption of irrigated agriculture where opportunities permit, moisture conservation, efficient utilisation of water, supplementary feeding of livestock during the dry season, judicious management of grazing areas, improved rangeland management, planting of forage legumes for dry season supplementation, animal health interventions and vector control focusing primarily on dosing and dipping of animals among other strategic interventions,” External link

herald Saturday, December 29, 2018 2:02:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “We are also encouraging farmers to diversify into other short season crops, such as edible beans, round nuts, cowpeas, groundnuts and sweet potatoes,” External link

herald Saturday, December 29, 2018 2:02:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "We expect that they shall go back to where they came from. If they have got any challenges, well, we have got the social department which can look into that, but our task is to ensure there is total stability on the farms," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, December 29, 2018 1:14:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “We expect that they shall go back to where they came from. If they have got any challenges, well, we have got the social department which can look into that, but our task is to ensure there is total stability on the farms,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, December 28, 2018 8:17:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri told : "While Government is noticing some improvement in the continued national food security status since the adoption of Command Agriculture strategy, we need, however, to keep our eyes firmly glued to the dashboard so that the food security vehicle does not veer off the road," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, December 28, 2018 12:03:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “The command cage fisheries programme is within the framework of the national policy to diversify farming activities in the face of climate change. The Ministry of Environment, Tourism and Hospitality Industry must therefore create conditions which allow communities easy access to natural resources within their localities,” External link

zbc Monday, December 10, 2018 9:22:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “The programme targets to rehabilitate approximately 125 irrigation schemes cover over 6 000 hectares in drought prone areas, increase, income, access to markets and improving access to finance service for smallholders farmers,” External link

zbc Friday, December 7, 2018 9:10:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “No progress has been made because the Constitution of the Afforestation Fund is yet to be presented to and registered with Parliament as per the requirements of the Public Finance Management Act, (Chapter 22 (19)) by the Minister of Finance and Economic Planning,” External link

herald Tuesday, December 12, 2017 5:25:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "I am Zimbabwean, I have got every right to participate in the country's politics," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, December 8, 2017 11:46:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : "I happen to have been very much involved in Command Agriculture and my response is not based on hearsay but on facts. At no stage were officers ever instructed to distribute inputs on partisan basis. The criteria is based on those who would have cleared their obligations from the past season. Those who paid for their inputs are legible. For new entrance, they get information from Arex officers based on their competence," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, December 7, 2017 10:17:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri said : “In terms of Agriculture, we have to ensure there is production, all land has to be fully utilised and apart from fully utilising the land, we want productivity to be increased really. We realise that we contribute a lot towards the GDP (Gross Domestic Product) of the country, wealthy creation in the country and foreign currency earning and we just have to leave up to the expectation of the nation,” External link

herald Tuesday, December 5, 2017 4:26:00 AM EAT

Perence Shiri told : "When I was in the military I was under (the) ministry of defence, which is part of government and who says military should never be politicians," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, December 4, 2017 7:11:00 PM EAT

Perence Shiri told : “When I was in the military I was under (the) ministry of defence, which is part of government and who says military should never be politicians,” External link

ngrguardiannews Monday, December 4, 2017 5:17:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
commander air marshal20.00%EN11/21/201321/11/2013
air marshal25.00%EN08/01/201301/08/2013
chief air marshal15.00%EN12/11/201211/12/2012
commander30.00%EN12/04/201204/12/2012
air marshall5.00%EN05/04/200704/05/2007
Commander5.00%EN12/27/200627/12/2006
Names Lang Count
Perence ShiriEN36.79%
Perence ShiriEU23.58%
Perrance ShiriEN22.64%
Perrence ShiriEN11.32%
Perrance ShiriSA4.72%
Perrence ShiriSA0.94%


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