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Zimbabwe Agriculture Struggles to Meet Demand

Date Published: 
04/11/2012
Summary: 

Zimbabwe was once southern Africa's breadbasket. (..) For more than 10 consecutive years since President Robert Mugabe’s government embarked on a land reform program targeting white farmers, Zimbabwe has had to import food to avert hunger as its new farmers cannot produce enough. The United Nations estimates that at least 1.5 million people need food aid in Zimbabwe.