Tag: Farmers

Some white farmers still hope to return to Zimbabwe

Some of the thousands of white Zimbabwean farmers evicted from their land in the early 2000s by President Robert Mugabe’s supporters continue to hold out hopes of one day receiving compensation and returning to the country. “I know friends who have gone to Zambia, Britain, South Africa and Australia. They’d […]

Farm Compensation in Zimbabwe

Farm Compensation in Zimbabwe

  On the 16th March 2016, the Minister of Finance in Zimbabwe tabled a memorandum in Parliament establishing a special Fund to raise and administer the payment of compensation to owners of land held in Zimbabwe under freehold tenure. The paper implied that compensation would be for four items: The […]

Zimbabwe plans to compensate farmers for seized land

Zimbabwe plans to compensate farmers for seized land

Zimbabwe plans to start compensating mainly white farmers who lost their land and livelihoods during state- backed farm invasions that began in 2000 and triggered a near decade-long recession, the Finance Ministry said in a circular distributed to lawmakers. Farmers may be compensated for “both land and improvements,” as well […]