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[Africa] Drought cuts output of Zimbabwe's top export earner tobacco

is expected to fall 15 percent to 160 million kilograms this season following a drought that has left millions facing hunger, an industry survey showed on Wednesday. Zimbabwe earned $855 million from tobacco sales in 2015, nearly a third of its total exp
Reuters
added Mar 30, 2016 21:17
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[Africa] Zimbabwe: Tobacco Hectarage Down 4 Percent

Lack of confidence in prices and the effects of drought have affected tobacco production this season, with the area put under the crop declining to 89 500 hectares from 93 419 hectares last season, the Zimbabwe Farmers' Union has said.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 2, 2016 01:28
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[Asia] Zanu PF, China and Rhodesians: Who really is pimping Zimbabwe’s tobacco industry?

As different media publications try to figure out who to blame for this years poor tobacco season in Zimbabwe, the usual suspects have already been lined up...understanding how the tobacco industry actually operates; has still remained a mystery to the av
Nehanda Radio (zw)
added Apr 19, 2015 17:20
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[Zimbabwe] PHOTO GALLERY: Exquisite Portraits of African Farmers

Jackie Nickerson’s Terrain series aims to make that link. Her portraits of farm workers in Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana, South Africa, and Kenya show the laborers ... Many of the now-resettled farms harvest tobacco, a crop that saw production sharply decli
Wired
added May 26, 2014 13:56
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Mugabe threatens tobacco farming ban

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has threatened to ban tobacco production if the indiscriminate cutting down of trees by Zimbabwe's poorly resourced indigenous farmers continues. In his Independence Day speech weekend, Mugabe said tobacco growers were causing de
NewZimbabwe.com (uk)
added Apr 22, 2014 14:19
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[Africa] Zimbabwe opens tobacco-selling season for financial boost

Hundreds of farmers are waiting to sell their crop, but some express concern that they may struggle to access their money due to the country's cash shortages.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 22, 2017 16:52
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] E-auctions ready to go

Zimbabwe’s Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) has said that it will be introducing e-auctions for the 2017 flue-cured tobacco marketing season, according to a story in The Herald. The TIMB said that the introduction was part of its efforts to c
Tobacco Reporter
added Jan 6, 2017 00:47
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco seed sales decline 86 percent

Tobacco seed sales have declined by 86 percent, a development that could see a reduction of the crop next season, Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board latest statistics have shown.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added May 6, 2016 11:50
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco worth $36,5 million sold: TIMB

AT least 14,5 million kg of tobacco valued at $36,5 million had been sold by Friday last week, from 7,3 million kg worth $16,3 million recorded during the same period last year.
Newsday (zw)
added Apr 20, 2016 15:31
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Decentralisation pays off for tobacco farmers

The decentralisation of tobacco floors has benefited some contracted farmers who no longer worry about transport and accommodation costs when selling their crop
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Apr 8, 2016 04:53
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