Commercial Farmers' Union of Zimbabwe

Commercial Farmers' Union of Zimbabwe

***The views expressed in the articles published on this website DO NOT necessarily express the views of the Commercial Farmers' Union.***

Anhui farm project helps Zimbabwe’s agriculture

Anhui farm project helps Zimbabwe’s agriculture

Updated: 2011-12-23 16:31
By Wang Ziwei and Ma Chenguang (China Daily Anhui Bureau)

Officers from Zimbabwe’s Ministry of Defense reaffirmed that the project 
launched in Zimbabwe by Anhui Provincial State Farms Group of China, has 
greatly enabled the development of local agriculture by increasing jobs, 
mitigating food shortages, promoting food supplies and cultivating 

While meeting officials from East China’s Anhui province in Zimbabwe, 
Zimbabwean Minister of Defense Emmerson Mnangagwa and other senior officers 
from the ministry spoke highly of the Sino-Zimbabwean agricultural program, 
which was started in 2010, noting that the project was a success.

The Anhui-Zimbabwean Agricultural Co-operative Program has made great 
contributions to increasing local employment, mitigating the provisions 
crisis, promoting food supplies and cultivating professionals by leading 
agricultural development in Zimbabwe, they noted while meeting Anhui 
Vice-Governor Yu Xinrong, Anhui Provincial State Farms Group President Tian 
Wenjun and other officials from Anhui.

“Anhui Provincial State Farms Group is a trusted partner with great 
strength,” the minister added.

Yu, Tian, Anhui Provincial Agricultural Commission Director Zhang Huajian, 
Anhui Provincial Finance Department Deputy Director Zhang Guangshou and 
Anhui Provincial Foreign Affairs Office Inspector Sha Linsen led a 
delegation to Zimbabwe to discuss further cooperation on the 
Anhui-Zimbabwean program. Chinese Ambassador to Zimbabwe Xin Shunkang also 
attended the meeting.

Anhui Vice-Governor Yu and Chinese Ambassador to Zimbabwe Xin both expressed 
satisfaction in the program, affirming that Sino-Zimbabwean ties are 
long-standing and well-established.

There are extensive Sino-Zimbabwean cooperative programs useful in 
exploiting advantages for mutual benefit and development, realizing a 
win-win goal and common prosperity, Yu said.

Tian Wenjun also expressed his thanks for the support by the Zimbabwean 
Ministry of Defense and exchanged ideas on further cooperations. The two 
sides signed a letter of intent on expanding cooperations.


New Posts: