Zimbabwe Farmers Union

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    Farmers demand US$ payment as inputs prices skyrocket

    FARMERS are demanding to be paid in US dollars amid indications that input prices have astronomically risen, it has emerged. Zimbabwe Farmers Union secretary general Paul Zakariya says the delay in farmers’ payments has caused the farmers to stampede on inputs resulting in price increases due to huge demand. “There was an increase in input prices over the past few…

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    Tobacco farmers to get 60% earnings in U.S. dollars

    TOBACCO growers are set to reap huge financial rewards this summer cropping season in light of revelations that they will get 60 percent of their earnings in foreign currency. The matter of viable payments is under scrutiny ahead of the opening to the tobacco selling season. Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor, Dr John Mangudya says tobacco like any export commodity…

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  • Agriculture

    Agriculture Ministry irrigation director succumbs to COVID-19

    A DARK cloud is hanging in the agriculture sector following the death of prominent irrigation expert Dr Conrad Zawe who died from COVID-19 complications on Monday. He was 52. The crop expert who was the director of irrigation in the Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Water and Rural Resettlement by the time of his death is expected to be laid to…

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