Headlines Tagged with Zimbabwe — 2,292 headlines found
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
Mar 30, 2016 Reuters
added Mar 30, 2016 21:17
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.
Feb 1, 2016 Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 2, 2016 01:28
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
Apr 19, 2015 Nehanda Radio (zw)
added Apr 19, 2015 17:20
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
Apr 28, 2014 Wired
added May 26, 2014 13:56
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
Apr 21, 2014 NewZimbabwe.com (uk)
added Apr 22, 2014 14:19
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.
Mar 22, 2017 AP - Associated Press
added Mar 22, 2017 16:52
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
Jan 5, 2017 Tobacco Reporter
added Jan 6, 2017 00:47
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.
May 6, 2016 Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added May 6, 2016 11:50
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.
Apr 20, 2016 Newsday (zw)
added Apr 20, 2016 15:31
The decentralisation of tobacco floors has benefited some contracted farmers who no longer worry about transport and accommodation costs when selling their crop
Apr 8, 2016 Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Apr 8, 2016 04:53