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Farmers Threaten to Stop Growing Tobacco

The Herald (Harare) reports (12 April 2005) that Zimbabwe farmers who delivered their crop to the auction floors hoping for "meaningful returns" last week have threatened to withdraw from tobacco farming next year citing the poor prices on offer. Farmers are protesting against the sharp drop in prices from US$2,90 last year to an average of US$0,22 per kilogramme. Find the full story here.

Posted by Cynthia on April 15, 2005 at 09:29 AM in Tobacco, Zimbabwe | Permalink