Zimbabwe incentives will boost 2007-2008 crop
The positive effects of incentives introduced by the Rural Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) will not be reaped until the 2007-2008 tobacco production season, according to a report by Deborah-Fay Ndlovu in the Zimbabwe Standard.
World Leaf News
The Tobacco Industry Marketing Boardís technical sales director, Andrew Matibiri, said that, based on tobacco seed sales, Zimbabwe would produce about 132 million pounds during 2007-2008.
The 2005-2006 production is thought to have dropped to an all-time low of 110 million pounds from last seasonís 163 million pounds.