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Intensify the revival of cotton production in order to re-establish the cotton-to-clothing value chain.

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$66 paid to cotton farmers

https://www.chronicle.co.zw/government-pays-66m-to-cotton-farmers/     

Aug. 23, 2021

Government paid $66 million to cotton farmers as part of commitment to clear the $1,5 billion oustanding payment for cotton deliveries made in 2020.

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Cotton Pfumvudza pack approved

https://www.veritaszim.net/node/4615     

Dec. 1, 2020

Pertaining to the Presidential Cotton Programme, Cabinet approved  cotton ”Pfumvudza” pack comprising 6kg seed, 80kg basal fertiliser, 40kg top dressing and the prerequisite herbicides and chemicals reducing the seed allocation from 20kg seed to match fertilizers provided.

324,517 cotton growers received inputs under the government's Free Input Scheme.

herald.co.zw

    

Nov. 28, 2018

Nearly 325 000 cotton growers received inputs under the Government’s Free Inputs Scheme meant to help vulnerable communities and prop up production. The Cotton Company of Zimbabwe, which is administering the programme said 324 517 farmers had already received some inputs out of the targeted 400 000 farmers. The package of the inputs include seed, basal and top dressing fertilisers as well as chemicals.