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How much cereal does Zimbabwe produce annually?

Zimbabwe experienced adverse weather conditions during the 2018/19 cropping season (October-June), including extreme rainfall deficits and the impact of Cyclone Idai. The combined effect of these events caused a steep decline in the area harvested and lowered yields, resulting in a maize output of about 780,000 tonnes, more than 40% below the previous five-year average.

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