Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Zimbabwe 1,973 headlines found

18 Views

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco growers continue to increase

At least 86 751 farmers have registered to grow tobacco during the 2014/15 season, up from 83 668 that had applied by the corresponding period in 2013, the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) has said. At least 40 359 of the farmers that want to
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Nov 14, 2014 08:56
11 Views

Number Of Zimbabwe's Tobacco Growers Continue To Increase

At least 86,751 farmers in Zimbabwe have registered to grow tobacco during the 2014/15 season, up from 83,668 who had applied by the corresponding period in 2013, the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) says.
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Nov 12, 2014 11:39
8 Views

[Africa, Zimbabwe] MAPFUMO: Tobacco production and the environment

majority of smallholder tobacco producers are beneficiaries of the fast-track land reform programme ... but do not have adequate resources to produce the crop as sustainably as possible. Thus, the country is experiencing an unprecedented level of deforest
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Nov 11, 2014 06:09
8 Views

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Banks offer 60pc funding for tobacco farming

Over 60 percent of financing from banks will be dedicated for tobacco financing as banks believe that tobacco repayment arrangements are markedly more efficient and effective
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Nov 3, 2014 20:07
5 Views

[Africa, Zimbabwe] CBZ drags Mliswa to court

CBZ Bank Limited has taken Zanu-PF Mashonaland West provincial chairman Cde Temba Mliswa to court over a $2,7 million debt emanating from loans advanced to the politician’s tobacco company to buy the crop in the 2010 and 2011 seasons.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Oct 21, 2014 09:49
11 Views

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco exports gross $449m

Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Oct 17, 2014 11:26
19 Views

[Africa, Zimbabwe] 2015 tobacco registration clocks 75,000 plus

MORE than 75,000 farmers have registered for the 2015 tobacco farming season, compared to 71,579 who had registered during the same period last year. Latest statistics from the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) indicate Matabeleland region, whic
Chronicle (zw)
added Oct 16, 2014 03:06
6 Views

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Bittersweet tale of 'new tobacco' in Zim

Though lauded as one of the success stories of the land reform programme in the country, tobacco farming has left a trail of environmental degradation, a starving nation and a health compromised tobacco small-scale farming community.
NewZimbabwe.com (uk)
added Oct 12, 2014 22:33
6 Views

[Africa, Russia, Zimbabwe] Farmers cry foul over exclusion

The International Tobacco Growers Association has complained over the exclusion of agricultural experts from the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control's 6th meeting which will be held in Moscow from October 13 to 18 as this wi
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Oct 7, 2014 16:48
13 Views

Zimbabwe Tobacco Revival Causes Forests to Go Up in Smoke

In the place of 1,400 commercial farmers who ran large mechanized operations, more than 90,000 small-scale cultivators rely on freshly cut wood, rather than more costly coal or electricity, to produce so-called flue-cured tobacco. “What can we do?”
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Oct 1, 2014 06:03
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines