(Last Updated on December 17, 2020 by GERALD NCUBE)
HARARE – The Minster of Lands, Agriculture, Water and Rural Settlement, Dr Anxious Masuka on Thursday appointed the board members for Agricultural and Rural Development Authority (ARDA) and COTTCO.
Agronomist, Ivan Graig has been given the duty to lead the ARDA board while former Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI) president Sifelani Jabangwe was appointed COTTCO board chairperson.
Dr Masuku challenged the new ARDA board to turn around the organisation and fully utilise the land available.
He said the new board must transform and fully utilise 88 000ha arable land out of it’s 142 000ha withing the next three years.
The other board members for ARDA are Lance Jena, Darlington Muzeza, Thembinkosi Magwaliba, Conrad Zawe, Philomonia Mandaza, Brian Oldrieve and Willard Mbona.