Farmers’ groups threaten demo against Tongaat

MORRIS BISHI CHIREDZI BUREAU CHIREDZI – Sugarcane farmers' groups who recently took Tongaat Hullet to court in a bid to reduce the Divis...




MORRIS BISHI
CHIREDZI BUREAU

CHIREDZI – Sugarcane farmers' groups who recently took Tongaat Hullet to court in a bid to reduce the Division of Proceeds (DOP) which is currently pegged at 77% to 23% have muted a demonstration against the only meaningful industrialist who remains in Masvingo Province.
Five farmers' groups namely Commercial Sugarcane Farmers Association of Zimbabwe (CSFAZ), Zimbabwe Sugarcane Development Asociation (ZSDA), Zimbabwe Cane Farmers Association (ZCFA), Mkwasine Sugarcane Farmers Association (MSFA) and Hippo Valley Productive Sugarcane Association (HVPSA) met in Mkwasine, Triangle and Hippo Valley on Saturday after the High Court threw out their urgent application and resolved to stage a demonstration against Tongaat.
Masvingo High Court Judge Justice Mawadze struck off the roll of urgent matters an urgent chamber application for an interdict filed by the five sugarcane farmers' associations. The application was dismissed with costs.
The associations sought to bar Tongaat from implementing the DOP.
Reading out the resolutions after a meeting which was attended by the five groups at Jete Hall in Mkwasine on Monday, Roy Bhila Secretary General of CSFAZ said all farmers and their leadership agreed to demonstrate against Tongaat Hullet Zimbabwe against the implementation of the DOP.
He also said that the other issues were the remaining $34 which was approved by ZSS board meeting. They also demanded payment for by-products which came from sugarcane.
"As leadership of sugarcane farmers we have agreed to demonstrate against Tongaat Hullet to prove that associations have a mandate over DOP decision. We also want payment of $34 as agreed by the last Zimbabwe Sugar Sales board.
"We want payment of by-products which come from sugarcane which we are currently not being paid by the miller. We also want the 1964 Sugar Act revoked immediately since it no longer suits our current situation in Zimbabwe," said Bhila.business news

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