Category: Agriculture

Farmers advancing indigenous commerce through selling their produce

Nine nuances that define indigenous commerce

By Charles Dhewa Although many people associate commerce with modernisation, it is as old as the hills. To the extent, commerce refers to the exchange of goods and...

Japan donates US$1 million to Unicef, WFP resilience project

Japan gives US$1 million for food security, nutrition and health project

At Tsholotsho Hospital on Thursday 11 October 2018, the Government of Japan officially handed over a contribution of US$ 1 million to enhance the resilience of drought-...

Global warming threatens food security in Africa

Rising temperatures will push millions of people in Africa into poverty and hunger: Oxfam

Climate change has set our planet on fire, millions are already feeling the impacts Today, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a report detailing...

People are developing addiction to some foodstuffs

Addictive tendencies associated with food and knowledge in developing countries

By Charles Dhewa When consumers can no longer do without cassava, nsima/sadza, matoke, tomato, beans, peas, among other foods, it could be an indication that the...

Participants at the Training of Trainers Workshop on the FAO Methodology for Food Analysis in Targeted Value chains

Food losses and waste (FLW) negatively impacting food security, economic growth: FAO

By Byron Mutingwende   The reduction of food losses and waste (FLW) is essential in the creation of efficient value chains, which are the core of sustainable food...

Africa urged to use local knowledge

When will developing countries stop importing knowledge?

By Charles Dhewa It is lamentable that, in spite of setting up hundreds of universities and research institutes, developing countries continue to import knowledge.  For...

Nutrition Africa Investor Forum

Nutrition Africa Investor Forum to help raise finance for high-impact nutrition businesses in the continent

Nutrition Africa Investor Forum (NAIF) is a first-of-a-kind event, hosted by the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), in partnership with Royal DSM, the SUN...

Kudakwashe Zombe,the National Coordinator of Zimbabwe Civil Society Organisations Scaling Up Nutrition Alliance

Stunting worryingly high in East and Southern Africa

By Byron Mutingwende   Although there were some notable reductions in stunting rates in some countries between 2015 and 2018, stunting remains worryingly high in...

Members of the Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe addressing journalists about wheat situation

Wheat shortages cause hike in bread prices: GMAZ

By Munyaradzi Dhure The shortage of wheat in the country is leading to an increase in the prices of bread, the Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ) has said....

Wildlife conservation project at Antelope Park

Antelope Park’s wildlife conservation brings benefits to communities

By Byron Mutingwende   The wildlife conservation project being spearheaded by the Antelope Park is bringing numerous benefits to participating local communities and...