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Tobacco adds fuel to Zimbabwe’s exports

Tweet Tobacco production is booming in Zimbabwe as small farmers attempt to cash in on high prices worldwide. Farmers have also been spurred on by Zimbabwe’s adoption of the US dollar following the collapse of its own currency, with 99 per cent of all tobacco grown in the country now exported. Operators of a farm outside Zimbabwe’s capital Harare are harvesting a fine crop of lush 16 leaf plants to be smoked dry – the Virginia m ... Jump to full article >>