Category: Agriculture

Kazumi Ikeda-Larhed (L), The Deputy-Director, Partnerships and South-South Cooperation Division of FAO

FAO partners with PAP to engage African youth in the ‘Zero Hunger’ campaign

The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) will further enhance its partnership with the Pan African Parliament in a bid to ensure that significant numbers of youths...

Edgar Mbwembwe, Member of Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Environment, Water, Climate and Hospitality Industry

Miners indiscriminately destroying the environment

By Byron Mutingwende   The Marange Development Trust has bemoaned the indiscriminate destruction of the environment by miners in the diamond area of Manicaland....

School feeding at Matenda Primary School in Zvishavane

School feeding programme an essential tool for development: Mohadi

By Byron Mutingwende   School feeding is an essential tool for development since it fosters food and nutrition security, Vice President Kembo Mohadi has said....

World Bank presents nutrition feedback to help Zim reduce stunting growth

In trying to reduce the stunting growth of children and understand the current nutrition context in Zimbabwe that would lay the future advocacy, resource mobilisation...

Nutritionists call for increase in budget allocation for health

By Byron Mutingwende   Nutritionists are calling for the National Budget to allocate the threshold prescribed in the Abuja Declaration to the health sector if the...

Securing land tenure policies a key to economic development

By Joyce Mukucha Land in Zimbabwe is viewed as the basis of wealth and its allocation and security determines the development of the country and quality to human life...

Communities benefit from Zimbabwe Resilience Building Fund

By Byron Mutingwende   The Zimbabwe Resilience Building Fund (ZRBF) is increasing the capacities of communities to protect development gains and achieve improved...

Heat waves spell disaster for Zimbabwean agriculture

By Byron Mutingwende   Zimbabwe is on the brink of famine following a dry spell experienced countrywide and in the entire region that has seen most crops wilting....

GMB providing shoddy services to farmers in time

By Patricia Mashiri The Zimbabwe Grain Marketing Board (GMB) is failing to deliver services to farmers throughout the country. This is evidenced by the late delivery of...

2017-18 a dry season for Masvingo province

By Patricia Mashiri Masvingo province is currently experiencing a dry spell compared to the 2016-17 farming season which received high rainfall amounts that resulted in...