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Is Training Farmers in China the Answer to Turning Around Zimbabwe’s Beleaguered Agriculture Sector?

As part of an effort to assist subsistence farmers in Zimbabwe, an initiative to expose them to viable agro-business models and farming practices has for the past four years taken the villagers to China for training to learn how they can contribute to the country’s food security needs while at the same time derive economic value from their labor.

Subsistence farmers in Zimbabwe and Africa, in general, have been identified by such agencies as the Food and Agriculture Organization as pivotal in the difficult task of filling their granaries.  

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