HARARE, 24 July 2014 (IRIN) - Newly introduced land permits for resettled smallholder farmers will bring little gain to the thousands of beneficiaries who are struggling to get loans from banks to finance their operations, say farmers’ organizations and analysts. 

President Robert Mugabe launched the new “A1” land permit at the beginning of July at a ceremony in rural Mashonaland East Province where he described the document as a reason for Zimbabwe to “celebrate the emancipation and emp...


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