Category: Agriculture

Petronella Kagonye, Minister of Labour and Social Welfare

Stakeholders urged to create employment opportunities

By Byron Mutingwende   Stakeholders have been urged to engage in employment creation for improved standards of living of the citizenry.   Petronella Kagonye,...

Women working in a rice field

World urged to keep climate change in check

By Nevson Mpofu and Byron Mutingwende Yes, there is necessity to stay below 1,5 degrees of warming. This is done for the betterment of human livelihoods and for survival...

Albert Chikondo, Senior Principal Director in the Office of the President and Cabinet (standing left) and George Kembo, FNC Director

Zimbabwe launches research and academia platform for scaling up nutrition

By Byron Mutingwende   Zimbabwe has launched a research and academia platform for scaling up nutrition in order to accelerate the achievement of national social and...

Panel of partners at launch of 2017 Zimbabwe Human Development Report

2017 Zimbabwe Human Development Report focuses on climate resilience building

By Byron Mutingwende   Building a climate resilient nation is among the country’s aspirations and the focus of the 2017 Zimbabwe Human Development Report (ZHDR)...

Amabasador Grace Mutandiro, the Permanent secretary in the Ministry of Environment, Water and Climate

Review working model – CAMPFIRE implementers urged

The Communal Areas Management Programme for Indigenous Resources (CAMPFIRE) has been urged to review its working model to meet modern trends that improve performance....

Women celebrate International Women's day, courtesy of Temba Mliswa and Norton Development Association

Norton celebrates International Women’s Day

By Joyce Mukucha The Norton constituents joined other progressive elements of society in celebrating the International Women’s Day as a sign of respect and special...

Calum Philp, Maging Director of ProDairy

ProDairy seeks to boost production to meet the national milk demand

ProDairy, a new dairy company within ProBrands has imported 600 heifers from South Africa, bought irrigation equipment and feed from the invested US$6 million in pursuit...

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....