Category: Agriculture

Govt commits $52 mln to irrigation

By Reason Dube GOVERNMENT has committed US$52, 1 million for the rehabilitation and expansion of irrigation schemes throughout the country with 14 irrigation schemes set...

Manage livestock properly to ensure food and nutrition security

By Byron Mutingwende   Livestock contributes immensely to food and nutrition security as well as to foreign currency generation and economic growth, hence the...

Going green a pathway to sustainable growth, productivity and jobs

By Byron Mutingwende   Born and bred in rural Marondera where farmers used organic farming to grow crops, Clive Nyapokoto experienced the hard and intense labour...

Grassroots women mothers of children with disability grapple with adverse effects of climate change

By Byron Mutingwende   The Global Community is living no stone unturned in their endeavour to develop sustainable community responsive strategies to ensure...

Women overcome poverty through food and nutrition security programmes

Women overcome poverty through food and nutrition security programmes   By Byron Mutingwende   Ward 9 and 19 of Chipinge District are role models of successful...

Livelihoods under threat as Chilonga Irrigation Scheme becomes dysfunctional

By Byron Mutingwende   The drive through Hippo Valley Estates from Chiredzi Town heading towards the south is panoramic and breath-taking. There is a hive of...

Resettled communities building resilience on food and nutrition

By Byron Mutingwende   It is just nine o’clock in the morning but despite the air conditioner, everyone on the Toyota off-road vehicle is sweating profusely. We...

Urban local authorities urged to embrace climate change adaptation strategies

By Byron Mutingwende   The ministry of water resources development and climate has introduced the National Adaption Plan (NAP) process to urban authorities to...

Work towards ending all forms of malnutrition: Stakeholders urged

By Byron Mutingwende   Stakeholders have reiterated the call to end malnutrition in all its forms in line with the Sustainable Development Goals. This emerged at...

Poor countries spending climate cash on rich world consultants

Published on 02/11/2017, 11:42am Lack of expertise means money for climate protection is spent on consultancy fees, which African officials say end up back in wealthy...