Tag: Agriculture

Afribusiness condemns Mugabe’s new land grabs threat in Zimbabwe

Afribusiness condemns Mugabe’s new land grabs threat in Zimbabwe

AfriBusiness has condemned Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s threats to embark on fresh land grabs targeting the remaining 73 white commercial farmers in Mashonaland East, with him saying they must give the land to youth. Mugabe over the weekend said that the remaining white commercial farmers in the country should be […]

Zimbabwe tobacco is booming, but farmers growing it are not

Zimbabwe tobacco is booming, but farmers growing it are not

Farmer Simon Kahari recently sold tobacco worth more than $6000 at an auction in Zimbabwe, a small fortune reflecting the golden leaf’s resurgence in this southern African country. Yet because of Zimbabwe’s dire economic problems he ended up sleeping in an auction house toilet that night, hungry and wondering if […]

Zimbabwe agriculture exports to EU exceed 400m Euros

Zimbabwe agriculture exports to EU exceed 400m Euros

Zimbabwe agriculture exports to EU exceed 400m Euros: Zimbabwe’s agricultural products exports to the European Union (EU) markets have exceeded 400 million Euros in the last three years, with fruits and sugarcane being the highest exported products, the EU’s representative in Zimbabwe has revealed. “Last year, Zimbabwe exported exactly 400 million Euros to […]