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Production Records To Determine Farmer's Eligibility For 99-year Lease

Production Records To Determine Farmer's Eligibility For 99-year Lease

Farmers resettled under the A1 and A2 models are now obliged to submit their annual productivity returns to the Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlement and the returns will be used to assess if they qualify to be issued with a 99-year lease.

In a statement, the Minister of Lands, Anxious Masuka, said farmers are no longer required to apply for the 99-year lease. He said:

The current policy position on the issuance of the 99-year leases is that offer letters or land permit holders under the A2 resettlement scheme may apply to the minister for the issuance of 99-year leases.

In pursuit of the ease of doing business and as a consequence of the need of A1 and A2 farmers to submit mandatory annual production and productivity returns, with immediate effect, these returns will now be used to assess the readiness of a farmer to qualify for the issuance of a 99-year lease without the farmer having to apply for the lease.

It will enhance ease of doing business, cost of reduction, elimination of bureaucracy, streamlining operations and enhancing efficiency, while motivating and priming farmers for higher productivity, as we journey towards vision 2030.

This is in line with our on-going agricultural transformation. This aims to transform A2 farmers to become perennially successful businesspeople through enhanced security of tenure.

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9 Comments

Chirandu 3 months ago

Kunowo hatina ma irrigation even maboreholes tinoto sima Miti yemichero nokuti hating rimi chibage chete chete


Tang. Ku 3 months ago

When given Title Deeds these peasant farmers will convertthe production land to residential stands don't ever think kuti **** idzo dzinoda kuti nyika igute kwete,we are going to settle the land issue next year 2023 tiina Apostle, Advocate, Minister, President Nelson Chamisa imi vezanupf chimbomirai


Mᴀʀᴀᴠᴀᴢᴀ 3 months ago

Wʜʏ ɴᴏᴛ ɪssᴜᴇ ᴛʜᴇᴍ ᴡɪᴛʜ ᴛɪᴛʟᴇ ᴅᴇᴇᴅs ᴛʜᴀɴ ᴛʜɪs ᴜɴʙᴀɴᴋᴀʙʟᴇ 99 ʏʀ ʟᴇᴀsᴇ ᴛʜᴀᴛ ᴅᴏᴇs ɴᴏᴛ ɢᴜᴀʀᴀɴᴛ ᴏɴᴇ ᴏᴡɴᴇʀsʜɪᴘ ᴀɴᴅ sᴇɴsᴇ ᴏғ ʙᴇʟᴏɴɢɪɴɢ


Game Changer 3 months ago

Title deeds are a no brainer for land someone was given for free. What if the person decides to sell that land. The current status of 99 year lease is correct and the state also reserves the right to revoke that lease. Title deeds can only exist where an individual has used his/her funds to purchase land, freebies do not qualify for that.

Machiavelli 3 months ago

With Title Deeds they can't threaten you and harass you into supporting ZANU

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Undertaker 3 months ago

I the grim reaper, the phenomenon do not believe in your vision 2030.I still want to know what you achieved on the Vision 2020?


The King of Serpents 3 months ago

Depressing and funny at the same time 😂🥺😂🥺

Mafirakureva 3 months ago

The less generous among us would give a score (out of a possible 10) as -10 (minus 10)

Mafirakureva 3 months ago

The realistic answer to your question @Undertaker is ZERO. And that is being very generous.


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