Category: Agriculture

Workers in a bakery

Nudging universities in developing countries to harness community based inquiry

By Charles Dhewa Contrary to prevailing formal approaches, knowledge sharing in most rural African communities is embedded in the way people work. For instance,...

An informal market

Asking and answering fundamental questions through informal markets

By Charles Dhewa Street markets or roadside food markets have remained a permanent feature in most developing countries. The fact that these markets continue to flourish...

Statistics of supply of potatoes to Maber Market from 2012-2017

The merits of an effective marketplace for agricultural evidence

By Charles Dhewa Discovering and maintaining agricultural commodities markets is not enough for developing countries. They have to build a culture of synthesising and...

The Limpopo River Basin

US$32, 4 million USAID project to address severe water challenges

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced the Resilient Waters, a five-year, $32.4 million project to address severe water...

A parent leaves David Mascott Country School with her child after the Consultation Day

Good Care Pre-school, David Mascott Country School Pacesetters in education

By Byron Mutingwende   While many infant and junior schools emphasise on academic education, Good Care Pre-school and David Mascott country School have a different...

Mr Bishow Parajuli, the UN Resident Coordinator, chats with school children in Matebeleland North Province

“Leave No-one Behind”: SDGs take ground in Matabeleland North

By Sirak Gebrehiwot (UN Communications Specialist) The UN team, led by the United Nations Resident Coordinator, Mr. Bishow Parajuli, comprising of UNICEF Representative,...

Hon Kenneth Musanhi, Member of the house of Assembly for Bindura North

Kenneth Musanhi taking Bindura North to Canaan

By Byron Mutingwende   In a typical fashion reminiscent of the Exodus of Israelites from the oppressive Egypt to Canaan, Kenneth Shupikai Musanhi, the Member of the...

Remigious Matangira, MP for Bindura South Constituency

Remigious Matangira spearheads development in Bindura South Constituency

By Byron Mutingwende   In 2008, the Bindura South Constituency resembled a cemetery due to the grinding poverty brought about by hyperinflation. It is that time...

government and UN representatives at the ZUNDAF review meeting

UN Strategic Framework lauded for catalysing development results in Zimbabwe

28 June 2018, Harare – Today the Government and the United Nations together with development partners convened high level review meeting to validate and take stock of...

A presenter from Tanzania making presentation on the state of affairs in her country

Avoid Green House Gas emission-intensive investments: Agricultural expert

There should be a deliberate move to avoid Green House Gas emission-intensive investments through economically viable low-emission development options, a senior Food and...