Zimbabwe Sets Aside $53 Million to Compensate Displaced White Farmers

Zimbabwe’s government has started the process of compensating white commercial farmers displaced from their properties during the country’s land reform in the early 2000s. But farmers say the $53 million set aside for the purpose will not go far. Zimbabwe’s Commercial Farmers’ Union says it is waiting for details from the government on how it will compensate those whose property was seized during the country’s land reform program beginning in 2000. Union director Ben Gilpin welcomes the $53 million announced in the 2019 budget for the program, with some reservations....

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Published By: VOA Africa - Thursday, 6 December

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