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Zimbabweans smell success in oil of drought-tolerant geranium

9 Apr 2014, TRF

'When the rains were good, I had something to eat and a bit to sell, but that has been changing fast, and to the worse. The economic situation made it hard to survive on maize or vegetable farming,' Doro explained as he walked around the rose geranium plot of the Medicinal Aromatic Herbal Plants Project Woodville, in Woodville Park, northwest of Bulawayo’s city centre...


General Facts
  • Population: 922 million (2005)
  • Density: 30 per sq km
  • Total Area: 30,250 sq km (X 1,000)
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
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