Category: Agriculture

Stakeholders tour Sakupwanya Health Centre in Mutasa District

Collaboration reducing stunting and addressing nutritional challenges in Mutasa

By Byron Mutingwende   “My weight had reduced to 31kg but I am now at 50kg and improving daily. I am HIV positive and was susceptible to multiple infections....

87-year-old Elizabeth Nyahoda (a member of Neverlate Group) recounts success stories of the farming project

Multi-sectoral response to food and nutrition security bears positive outcomes in Mutasa

By Byron Mutingwende   Judith Mafunga Chikono, a member of the Neverlate Horticulture group in Ward 18 of Mutasa District recounts how she has benefitted from the...

Mr Albert Chikondo, the Senior Principal Director of Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation in the Office of the President and Cabinet

Malnutrition blamed for fuelling poverty

By Byron Mutingwende   Malnutrition is impeding economic growth and development and contributing to poverty by increasing mortality, increasing susceptibility to...

Petronella Kagonye, Minister of Labour and Social Welfare

Stakeholders urged to create employment opportunities

By Byron Mutingwende   Stakeholders have been urged to engage in employment creation for improved standards of living of the citizenry.   Petronella Kagonye,...

Women working in a rice field

World urged to keep climate change in check

By Nevson Mpofu and Byron Mutingwende Yes, there is necessity to stay below 1,5 degrees of warming. This is done for the betterment of human livelihoods and for survival...

Albert Chikondo, Senior Principal Director in the Office of the President and Cabinet (standing left) and George Kembo, FNC Director

Zimbabwe launches research and academia platform for scaling up nutrition

By Byron Mutingwende   Zimbabwe has launched a research and academia platform for scaling up nutrition in order to accelerate the achievement of national social and...

Panel of partners at launch of 2017 Zimbabwe Human Development Report

2017 Zimbabwe Human Development Report focuses on climate resilience building

By Byron Mutingwende   Building a climate resilient nation is among the country’s aspirations and the focus of the 2017 Zimbabwe Human Development Report (ZHDR)...

Amabasador Grace Mutandiro, the Permanent secretary in the Ministry of Environment, Water and Climate

Review working model – CAMPFIRE implementers urged

The Communal Areas Management Programme for Indigenous Resources (CAMPFIRE) has been urged to review its working model to meet modern trends that improve performance....

Women celebrate International Women's day, courtesy of Temba Mliswa and Norton Development Association

Norton celebrates International Women’s Day

By Joyce Mukucha The Norton constituents joined other progressive elements of society in celebrating the International Women’s Day as a sign of respect and special...

Calum Philp, Maging Director of ProDairy

ProDairy seeks to boost production to meet the national milk demand

ProDairy, a new dairy company within ProBrands has imported 600 heifers from South Africa, bought irrigation equipment and feed from the invested US$6 million in pursuit...