Tobacco farmers start registering for 2021/22 season 

Source: Tobacco farmers start registering for 2021/22 season | The Herald

Precious Manomano Herald Reporter

Latest statistics from Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB)
indicate that 14 105 farmers have so far registered to grow tobacco next

Of these, 7 537 are communal farmers, 4 871 A1 farmers, 817 small scale
farmers and 880 A2 farmers.

Mashonaland Central has the highest number with 5 744 registered farmers,
followed by Mashonaland West with 5 307, Mashonaland East 1 707,
Manicaland 1 303, Midlands 31, Masvingo 13.

The sector is expecting the volumes to surpass the 200 million kilogramme
target in the next tobacco marketing season.