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Premium Prices Attract Small Farmers Back To Coffee Growing In Zimbabwe

From: finance.yahoo.com

HONDE VALLEY, Zimbabwe (Reuters) – David Muganyura smells the coffee cherries on the slopes of his plot and breaks into a smile, as he chats to workers who are harvesting a crop he expects to be his biggest to date.

A long-time Zimbabwean coffee grower, Muganyura almost gave up on the crop when prices slumped to as low as U.S. 20 cents a pound at the turn of the millennium, and foreign buyers took flight after land seizures drove out more than 120 white commercial coffee farmers under the banner of post-colonial reform.

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