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FAO concerned over food outlook in Zimbabwe

Rome (dpa) - The outlook for food security in Zimbabwe is unfavourable because of the combined effect of adverse weather, serious economic problems and the current unrest over land reforms, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warned Friday. The…

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News and Press Release
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DPA
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

FAO/GIEWS Special Alert No. 307: Zimbabwe (28 April 2000)

(Circulated only for countries where foodcrops or supply situation conditions give rise to concern) The outlook for food security in Zimbabwe is unfavourable due to the combined effect of adverse weather, serious economic problems and the current…

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Assessment
Source:
FAO
Posted:
26 May 2017

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe situation "extremely dangerous" - Annan

PARIS, April 25 (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said on Tuesday the situation in Zimbabwe was dangerous and could deteriorate if mishandled. "We need to manage a situation which is extremely dangerous and could get worse if it is…

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News and Press Release
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Reuters
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

White Farmers return to farms in Zimbabwe

Rangarirai Shoko, PANA Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe (PANA) - Scores of white farmers in Zimbabwe returned to their properties Sunday after reaching a security deal with independence war veterans forcibly occupying their farms to press demands for land reforms in the…

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News and Press Release
Source:
PANAPress
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe veterans invade farm, three trapped inside

By Jeremy Lovell HARARE, April 23 (Reuters) - Zimbabwean war veterans armed with guns and clubs invaded another white-owned farm on Sunday, trapping the farm manager and two young women inside. The Forresters farm in the Mvurwi area, about 100 km…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Reuters
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Mugabe firm on farming crisis

HARARE, 20 April (IRIN) - President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe has reaffirmed that there will be no immediate withdrawal of independence war veterans occupying more than 600 white-owned farms across the country. Speaking on state television late Wednesday after meeting separately…

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News and Press Release
Source:
TNH
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Secretary-General encourages President Mugabe to defuse tensions in Zimbabwe

Secretary-General Kofi Annan today described the situation in Zimbabwe as "worrisome" but said he was encouraged by his telephone conversations with President Mugabe and the indications that the Zimbabwean leader was taking steps to ease tensions. Responding to questions from…

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News and Press Release
Source:
UN DGC
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: IRIN Focus on independence anniversary

[This report does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations] ENTERPRISE VALLEY, Zimbabwe, 18 April (IRIN) - President Robert Mugabe said on Tuesday he was seeking "to reach an understanding" with the predominantly white Commercial Farmers Union (CFU) over…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
TNH
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Tobacco farmers threaten boycott

JOHANNESBURG, 13 April (IRIN) - Zimbabwe's tobacco farmers, the country's main foreign exchange earners, are threatening to withhold this season's bumper crop from auction to pressure the government into devaluing the local currency. "With costs of production up by 70 percent…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
TNH
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Government calls for veterans to leave farms

JOHANNESBURG, 13 April (IRIN) - The Zimbabwean government has called on war veterans to end their occupation of white-owned farms. In a statement on Thursday, acting president and chairman of the National Land Acquisition Committee, Joseph Msika, said: "It is our…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
TNH
Posted:
21 Mar 2011