USD Payment for Cotton farmers

Jun 11, 2022

By Edward Makuzva

COTTON, like Tobacco is now treated as an export crop, as growers will get 75% of their payment in United States Dollars, Minister of Lands, Agriculture , Fisheries, Water and Rural Development Dr Anxious Jongwe Masuka said.

Dr A J Masuka said the seed cotton producer price for the 2021/2022 marketing season for the government- funded cotton produced by COTTCO is USD 0.30 per kg and an additional ZWL 32,50 Per kg translating to USD 60 and ZWL 6 500 per bale.

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