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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco production ensures food security

The increase in tobacco production is expected to bring positive effects to the national food security, agricultural experts have said. There have been growing concerns over the increase in the tobacco hectarage each year with some people fearing this c
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jul 12, 2013 21:31
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Zim tobacco exports breach $700m

Latest statistics from the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) show that during the comparable period last year, Zimbabwe had earned $709 million from 119,9 million kilogrammes of flue-cured tobacco exported at an average price of $5,91 per kilogr
Chronicle (zw)
added Dec 4, 2015 04:44
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco marketing season preps underway

amid indications that there could be an oversupply of the crop on the international market, which could lead to lower prices. The expected glut in supply has resulted in merchants putting in strict conditions for the quality of leaf they want to buy.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jan 23, 2015 13:37
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Zim tobacco 'boom' marred by environmental warnings

Deforestation, threats to water supply and an ongoing failure to produce critically needed food are just some warnings marring Zimbabwe’s tobacco ‘boom’. The much publicised ‘success’ of the tobacco sector has been lauded by ZANU PF, which led the land
SW Radio Africa News (zw)
added Nov 11, 2013 13:29
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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, China, South Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco export earnings up 13pc

The bulk of the tobacco to mainly South Africa and China since the beginning of 2017. Statistics from the Tobacco Industry Marketing Board’s Week 35 Bulletin for the week ending September 1 show that China accounted for over 18,6 million kgs valued at US$
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Sep 4, 2017 11:12
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco exports up 9%

TOBACCO exports have grown by 9% to 43 million kg with the bulk going to Chin
Newsday (zw)
added Apr 25, 2017 07:31
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[Africa] Zimbabwe's tobacco revenue up in smoke due to El Nino

Shouting, sweating and stamping their feet, dozens of farm laborers fill Tinago Chisvo's makeshift office to demand their money, as the tobacco farmer desperately tries to explain the crisis that has hit his farm. Nobody listens. "We don't want to hear
Reuters
added Apr 25, 2016 23:59
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[Africa] Zimbabwe farmers fear winter of hunger after poor tobacco crop

Thousands of small-scale farmers in Zimbabwe fear they will be going hungry this winter after abandoning traditional staples like maize, sorghum and groundnuts for tobacco, a cash crop known locally in this southern African nation as "green gold". For 1
Reuters
added Aug 7, 2015 20:31
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[China] Up in Smoke / In Zimbabwe, a booming tobacco-growing sector threatens the country’s forests

This year alone, Zimbabwe is expected to earn a record $777 million dollars from tobacco sales, mainly to China. The country’s tobacco farmers and tobacco traders be may thrilled, but their joy is an environmental catastrophe for the African country.
Earth Island Journal
added May 20, 2015 06:24
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