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[Africa, China] Chinese farmers take over former white-owned farms in Zimbabwe to cash in on tobacco

At least five farms have attracted Chinese investment in Mashonaland Central...Safe in the knowledge that Mr Mugabe’s policy of strengthening ties with China will offer a degree of protection, they have poured money into machinery and are taking advice f
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 18, 2016 22:59
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Zim explores alternatives to flue-cured Virginia tobacco

Small-scale tobacco farmers in the Burma Valley embarked on a cigar wrapper tobacco project this season. Cigar wrapper is tobacco leaf used as the outermost covering of a cigar, surrounding the binder. This comes at a time when there is a shortage of ciga
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Aug 5, 2016 17:15
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Zim tobacco farmers earn $3,6m

Zimbabwean tobacco farmers have earned about $3,6 million from the sale of the golden in the first week of the season, a 33 percent increase from the $2,7 million that was realised in the same period last year. The golden leaf remains one of the country’
Southern Times (na) [DUPLICATE]
added Apr 11, 2016 18:03
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco sales rack in $200m in two months

export earnings have clocked $200 million from a sale of 28 million kilogrammes of the golden leaf since the beginning of the year, latest statistics indicate. Statistics from the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) show that a sum of $40 million
Chronicle (zw)
added Feb 27, 2015 09:41
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Zimbabwe: Millions of jobs at risk as tobacco sector struggles

Up to one million jobs could be lost in Zimbabwe's tobacco sectors, as an international lobby to ban the crop gathers momentum.
The Africa Report (fr)
added Oct 1, 2012 17:13
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco farmers face cash blues

ZIMBABWE’S tobacco farmers say they feel cheated after government banned cash payments at auction floors, days before the start of the 2016 selling season.
Newsday (zw)
added Apr 5, 2016 00:16
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] 4 tobacco buyers risk losing licences

AT least four of the 20 Class “A” buyers that have been licensed to buy tobacco this year risk losing their licences as they have not yet started operating, four weeks after the season begun. Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board chief executive Dr Andrew
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Mar 18, 2014 15:54
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco farmers want increased funding

THE Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) has said that farmers should access funding in order to boost production levels for the country.
Zimbabwe Standard (zw)
added Sep 8, 2013 16:49
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[Africa, China, Zimbabwe] Relief for tobacco farmers

A Chinese company, Midriver Enterprises (Pvt) Ltd is expected to contract nearly 80 000 farmers to produce tobacco during the 2013/14 season. The company will assist the growers with inputs and working capital to pay wages. The production manager, Mr Joha
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jul 7, 2013 21:10
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco marketing season to begin 30 March

A delayed tobacco selling season will begin on 30 March with expectations this season’s total volume will be about 160 million kgs, The Herald reported. Last year about 200 million kgs were sold. Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board Chairperson Monica Chi
Tobacco Journal International
added Mar 4, 2016 14:28
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