Category: Agriculture

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...

Professor Brighton Mvumi addressing villagers in Mbire

UZ Research Unmasks Fake Crop Chemicals

By Wisdom Mumera A University of Zimbabwe (UZ) research into crop preservation methods has released results questioning the effectiveness of most commercial chemicals as...

Members of the Zimnat team at the Zimnat stand. Ms Mpala is holding the trophy.

Zimnat stand judged best first time exhibit in any sector

The Zimnat Group, which exhibited this year at the Harare Agricultural Show for the first time, won the Best First Commercial Exhibit in Any Sector Award for its stand....

Nine types of agricultural-related entrepreneurs in developing countries

By Charles Dhewa eMKambo has invested time and effort in understanding and classifying different archetypes of entrepreneurs in developing countries. While this effort...

A stunning view from Aberfoyle Lodge in Honde valley

Tourism on path to recovery

By Byron Mutingwende   The aggressive worldwide marketing of Destination Zimbabwe that is being spearheaded by the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) has borne some...

Selling agricultural produce in the streets

The character-building role of African ‘informal’ economies

By Charles Dhewa People who co-exist with Kombi drivers in Zimbabwe, Matatu drivers in Nairobi’s traffic jammed roads, boda-boda motorcyclists in Kampala and similar...