Land Wrangle at Zimbabwe's Ethanol Plant

Armed police have been deployed to Chisumbanje where villagers had tried to claim back their land that was taken over by a multi-million dollar ethanol plant.

  • Zimbabwe:  Tension Rises in Chisumbanje Over Land Row

    SW Radio Africa, 8 January 2013

    Heavily armed police had to be summoned on Tuesday to arrest villagers in Chisumbanje who had tried to claim back their land, taken over by the multi-million dollar Ethanol plant. read more »

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  • Zimbabwe:  Chisumbanje Ethanol Set for Mandatory Blending

    Zimbabwe Independent, 4 January 2013

    THE Chisumbanje Ethanol Project is set to resume production on Monday after the adoption of recommendations of the inter-ministerial committee chaired by Deputy Prime Minister ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Chisumbanje Ethanol Project Now On Track (editorial)

    Financial Gazette, 21 November 2012

    The committee, elected on the 7th of November 2012 is a fulfilment of the resolutions approved by the Cabinet of Zimbabwe. read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Chisumbanje's Good Restart (opinion)

    The Herald, 26 September 2012

    There can be no gainsaying that the recent Government action on Chisumbanje ethanol project is about the best thing that could happen to the project that was threatened with ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Ethanol - Locals Get Raw Deal

    The Herald, 27 September 2012

    The Government wants the Chisumbanje Ethanol Plant in Chipinge to increase the number of locals it employs. The plant, initially a Build Operate and Transfer arrangement between ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Ethanol Plant Workers Feel the Pinch

    The Herald, 5 November 2012

    More than 2 000 employees, who were forced to go on leave after the Green Fuel ethanol plant closed in February this year, risk losing their properties for failing to service their ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Chisumbanje Farmers Want Their Land Back From Rautenbach

    SW Radio Africa, 6 September 2012

    The MDC-T legislator for Chipinge South has said villagers who lost their land through the construction of the Chisumbanje ethanol plant are still waiting for a cabinet resolution ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Chisumbanje Ethanol Project Back on Track (document)

    The Herald, 21 September 2012

    The Chisumbanje Ethanol Project is a national project of great strategic importance where ethanol is produced from sugar cane. The project consists of sugarcane plantations in ... read more »

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