Skip to comments.No more white farmers: Govt vows (Zimbabwe)
Posted on 01/26/2015 11:22:33 PM PST by Olog-hai
Government yesterday vowed to grab all farms owned by the remaining white former commercial farmers and ruled out joint ventures involving whites.
Addressing chiefs during the handover of A2 (small-scale commercial farm) offer letters to traditional leaders in Mashonaland East province yesterday, Provincial Affairs minister Joel Biggie Matiza said governments new land policy was set to benefit diplomats, chiefs, war veterans, civil servants and others who missed out at the launch of the land reform program in 2000 because of rampant corruption.
Speaking at the same occasion, Lands and Rural Resettlement minister Douglas Mombeshora also said government would not allow contract farming arrangements where the indigenous farm owners would get only 10% of total produce while their white partners grabbed the lions share. [ ]
He said white former farmers should be given 90 days to vacate their farms if the land has been allocated to a black person to avoid legal battles.
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Government enforced race-based outcomes reach their logical conclusion.
I’m surprised there are any left.
the whites need to salt the fields and get out
Oh, brother, this lie again. What actually happened and continues is that (1) the successful farms are the sort of industrial farming that can pull sufficient yield for a surplus from that sort of soil; (2) that this does not mean that subsistence farming can succeed there, it cannot; (3) that expropriated land is not turned over to experienced subsistence farmers anyway, but to party-connected urban absentee landlords who sublet the land to (4) people who cannot farm, but only loot. That's what happened to Zimbabwe's agriculture.
The remaining farms represent food to the sane, but to the people in charge they are the only thing left to be looted and so they will be. After that, le deluge.
Unfortunately the vast majority of the new farm owners will not farm, and have no idea how to farm.
No need to be vindictive.
Your afterthought is on target. Left to their own devices they'll be starving in two years.
let them starve
Agreed, but you can't just walk out of Zim anymore - that costs money. And you can't take anything with you. The ones who are left are stuck. Who's going to help them?
the US should have offered asylum to all white Rhodesian farmer years ago . Given them land to farm in the plains states . None should have remained in Mugabe’s cesspit .
I would love to see a whole generation of fine Rhodesian-Americans by now .
5 years of corruption will do it.
Perhaps some of our 40 acres and a mule folks can be persuaded to emigrate.
White refugees from Zim have little chance of admission to the USA - They don’t really advance the Fundamental Transformation agenda.
If I were whitey, I would burn my farm, place plutonium in the ground then hand it over to the savages.
Stealing and bitching about whitey, that’s the only thing they know. Farming? Man, that’s beneath them.
No worry, when they get hungry Uncle Sam will feed them.
No need to waste money on salt - in the new “owners’” hands the land will be naturally unproductive.
“The ones who are left are stuck. Who’s going to help them?”
Could we trade them for africans here who think this is a racist country?
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