ACI Agri-business business started in 2011 with a poultry project in Harare, Zimbabwe. The poultry project, continues to find better ways to service the market and currently exploring setting up a piggery project.
ACI acquired 350 hectares of farmland in Beatrice, Mashonaland South Province. This acquisition has presented ACI with an opportunity to expand the Agri Division. This land will be utilised as follows:
- A hydroponics greenhouse for growing diverse plants
- A maize plantation focused on supplying producers of maize meal and other related products
- Poultry and piggery projects
- Contract farming with local producers focusing on livestock
ACI also acquired a banana plantation farm in Honde Valley, Manicaland Province, that is sub-divided to continue with banana growing as well as vegetables, soybeans and sugar beans projects.
For further information about ACI Agri-business, please e-mail ir[at]africancompassinternational[dot]com and for more information regarding the Agriculture business in Zimbabwe, please visit www.unctad.org