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China donates agricultural equipment to Zimbabwe

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The Chinese government has donated agricultural equipment to Zimbabwe, helping the southern African country to boost its agricultural productivity.

The agricultural equipment donated by China to Zimbabwe. [Photo: China Plus/Gao Junya]

The agricultural equipment donated by China to Zimbabwe. [Photo: China Plus/Gao Junya]

Valued at 136,000 US dollars, the equipment includes a tractor for farmer training, submersible pumps, incubators, a silent cutting machine, milking equipment, diesel generators and more.

A tractor donated by China to Zimbabwe. [Photo: China Plus/Gao Junya]

A tractor donated by China to Zimbabwe. [Photo: China Plus/Gao Junya]

Speaking at a handover ceremony, Chinese ambassador to Zimbabwe Guo Shaochun has pledged continued support to Zimbabwe’s agricultural sector.

Chinese ambassador to Zimbabwe Guo Shaochun gives a speech at the handover ceremony of Chinese agricultural equipment to Zimbabwe on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. [Photo: China Plus/Gao Junya]

Chinese ambassador to Zimbabwe Guo Shaochun gives a speech at the handover ceremony of Chinese agricultural equipment to Zimbabwe on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. [Photo: China Plus/Gao Junya]

“The Chinese government has positioned agriculture as one of the important areas of our bilateral cooperation. Today’s donated equipment will help to improve Zimbabwe’s agricultural productivity. We hope that by upgrading Zimbabwe’s agricultural technology, we are able to better help Zimbabwe to combat poverty and achieve better and faster social economic development.”

Chinese ambassador to Zimbabwe Guo Shaochun and Zimbabwean Deputy Minister of Agriculture Douglas Karoro sign the exchange certificates for donated agricultural equipment at a ceremony in Zimbabwe on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. [Photo: China Plus/Gao Junya]

Chinese ambassador to Zimbabwe Guo Shaochun and Zimbabwean Deputy Minister of Agriculture Douglas Karoro sign the exchange certificates for donated agricultural equipment at a ceremony in Zimbabwe on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. [Photo: China Plus/Gao Junya]

While accepting the donation, Zimbabwe’s deputy minister of agriculture, has expressed his gratitude for the donation from China.

Douglas Karoro said he believes the equipment will contribute significantly to the growth of Zimbabwe’s agriculture sector, and its economy as well.

Zimbabwe Deputy Minister of Agriculture Douglas Karoro expresses his gratitude for the donation from China at the handover ceremony of Chinese agricultural equipment to Zimbabwe on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. [Photo: China Plus/Gao Junya]

Zimbabwe Deputy Minister of Agriculture Douglas Karoro expresses his gratitude for the donation from China at the handover ceremony of Chinese agricultural equipment to Zimbabwe on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. [Photo: China Plus/Gao Junya]

“Zimbabwe is working hard to improve its economy under our Vision 2030 program. This vision, which is to see Zimbabwe attain a middle income status by 2030, is very much underpinned by sound and sustainable growth in the agricultural sector. This donation of equipment is therefore very important as it will contribute immensely towards improved productivity in the agricultural sector.”

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