Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Zimbabwean farmers face tough times

Zimbabwe's economy has long been a contentious issue, with annual inflation running at 100,000 per cent, the highest in the world.

The government has tried to increase output by giving farmers free tractors, but critics say the machinery amounts to a bribe ahead of elections.

Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa went to Matebeleland to hear about one farmer's daily struggle.