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Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe, officially the Republic of Zimbabwe, is a landlocked country located in southern Africa, between the Zambezi and Limpopo Rivers, bordered by South Africa, Botswana, Zambia and Mozambique. Zimbabwe's total area is 390,757 sq km (150,872 sq mi). A country of roughly 16 million people, Zimbabwe has 16 official languages, with English, Shona, and Ndebele the most commonly used.

Agriculture
Natural Region I
is a specialized and diversified farming region. The region is suitable for forestry, fruit and intensive livestock production. Smallholders occupy less than 20% of the area of this region.
Natural Region II
In Natural Region II flue-cured tobacco, maize, cotton, sugar beans and coffee can be grown. Sorghum, groundnuts, seed maize, barley and various horticultural crops are also grown. Supplementary irrigation is done for winter wheat. Animal husbandry like poultry, cattle for dairy and meat, is also practiced in. Smallholder farmers occupy only 21% of the area in this productive region.
Natural Region III
is a semi-intensive farming region. Smallholders occupy 39% of the area of this region. Maize dominates commercial farm production. The region is subject to periodic seasonal droughts, prolonged mid-season dry spells and unreliable starts of the rainy season. Irrigation plays an important role in sustaining crop production.
Natural Region IV
is too dry for successful crop production without irrigation, but communal farmers have no other choice but to grow crops in this area even without access to irrigation. Millet and sorghum are the common crops but maize is also grown. Communal farmers occupy 50% of the area of Natural Region IV.
Natural Region V
is too dry for successful crop production without irrigation, but communal farmers have no other choice but to grow crops in this area even without access to irrigation. Millet and sorghum are the common crops but maize is also grown. Communal farmers occupy 46% of the area of Natural Region V.

Zimbabwe is the world’s third largest tobacco producer after the United States and Brazil. Zimbabwe's economy relies heavily on the agriculture sector. Almost half the country's exports are derived from agriculture, especially cotton, tobacco and the horticultural crops. Zimbabwe’s economy is driven by agriculture and the majority of the rural people depend on it for their livelihood. The share of employment in agriculture is 68.46 %. The annual growth in agricultural output is currently estimated at 2.5%, but fluctuates with weather conditions.

Peanuts
Tobacco
Cotton
Tea
Corn
Sugar Cane
Climate

The staple food crop is maize, and other cereal crops for domestic marker include millet, wheat, peanut, barley and soybeans. The other main exports are tobacco, sugar, cotton, tea and soja bean oil.

Weather information
Sat
rain
MAX.
27°
80%
Sun
rain
MAX.
27°
78%
Mon
rain
MAX.
23°
78%
Tue
cloudy
MAX.
26°
20%
Wed
partly cloudy day
MAX.
27°
12%
WIND
6° 4 km/h
HUMIDITY
82%
UV INDEX
9
SUN
06:36 19:39
WIND
268° 5 km/h
HUMIDITY
79%
UV INDEX
7
SUN
06:36 19:39
WIND
154° 6 km/h
HUMIDITY
84%
UV INDEX
7
SUN
06:37 19:39
WIND
151° 5 km/h
HUMIDITY
75%
UV INDEX
7
SUN
06:38 19:39
WIND
131° 5 km/h
HUMIDITY
67%
UV INDEX
16
SUN
06:38 19:39
Possible light rain starting in the afternoon.
Possible light rain in the morning and overnight.
Possible light rain in the morning.
Overcast throughout the day.
Partly cloudy throughout the day.
Agricultural crops

It is situated between 15 and 22° south latitude and 26 and 34° east longitude. Climatic conditions are largely sub-tropical with one rainy season, between November and March. Rainfall reliability decreases from north to south and also from east to west. Only 37% of the country receive rainfall considered adequate for agriculture.

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