You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe

World

Farmers in Zimbabwe face decline in harvests

HARARE, Zimbabwe — An organization mostly made up of displaced white farmers in Zimbabwe said Thursday that corn harvests are forecast to decline by tens of thousands of tons despite recent rains and that the nation’s troubled economy will again rely on costly food imports and donor handouts.

The Commercial Farmers Union said Thursday that production in the former breadbasket remains in turmoil. It said black farmers resettled on formerly white-owned farms seized since 2000 are “in dire straits” because they do not have necessary financing.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week