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Crisis as the govt hikes farmers' tax - DailyNews

HARARE - President Robert Mugabe's stone-broke government has imposed a new 10 percent tax on tobacco sales, prompting angry farmers to threaten to withhold their crops for the current marketing season. This comes as impoverished Zimbabweans are ...and more »

Zimbabwe Helps Drought-stricken Farmers Grow More Maize - Voice of America

In Zimbabwe, a tractor loaded with tobacco arrives at an auction floor in Harare driven by farmers from Hurungwe area, about 300 kilometers north of the capital. One of them is Felix Tarutsvira. "I prefer [to sell] tobacco because when we compare ...and more »

Zimra unveils 10pc tax for farmers - The Herald

The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (zimra) has, with effect from yesterday, effected a 10 percent tax on farmers without valid clearance certificates, a move the Ministry of Agriculture says is likely to cause disturbances, especially on the on-going ...and more »

Tobacco farmers get 168 per kg - The Hans India

Guntur: Tobacco farmers got an average price of Rs 158 per kg on Friday, while good quality of tobacco was sold at Rs168 per kg in the state. In the last season, tobacco farmers got Rs 107 per kg. When the farmers, got lower price in the last season ...and more »