WATCH: ANGRY FARMERS DEMAND TOBACCO PRICE INCREASE

The video below presents angry tobacco farmers. They are saddened by very low prices at which the government is buying their produce. The golden leaf is sold at approximately $4.50 per kilogram. One farmer, whose name is not revealed, indicates that the price is not commensurate with the labor and other expenses incurred by farmers. He also indicated that their needs including school fees payments would not be met since they get almost nothing from their produce. This situation leaves farmers desperate and vulnerable.

Angry farmer blasts govt over low tobacco pricing. He was addressing members of the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Agriculture at Boka Tobacco Auction Floors on Tuesday

Angry farmer blasts govt over low tobacco pricing. He was addressing members of the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Agriculture at Boka Tobacco Auction Floors on Tuesday

Posted by New Zimbabwe.com on Wednesday, 17 April 2019

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