Category: Agriculture

NDCs among strategies to address climate change challenges

By Byron Mutingwende   The Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) are among the strategies aimed at addressing the challenges associated with climate change....

Media plays critical role in disseminating climate change information

By Byron Mutingwende   The media plays a critical role in the dissemination of climate change information, an official from the Government of Zimbabwe has said....

COMESA seed regulation to improve food security

By Patricia Mashiri In a bid to ensure food security, the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) has called on the need to strengthen and improve the...

Command Agriculture Scheme Exhibiting at Harare Agricultural Show

By Patricia Mashiri The command agriculture scheme that is being spearheaded by the government with the aim of ensuring food self-sufficiency is exhibiting at the 2017...

OPC at 2017 Harare Agricultural Show to enhance food security

The Office of the President and Cabinet (OPC) is exhibiting at the 2017 Harare Agricultural Show in line with the Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Socio-Economic...

2017 Harare Agricultural Show comes as country attains food secure status

By Byron Mutingwende   Preparations for the 2017 Harare Agricultural Show are exciting as they follow a successful agricultural season with food security assured,...

How informal food markets disrupt and correct the notion of staple foods

BY CHARLES DHEWA For a very long time, each country has had what it considered a staple food for its citizens. However, climate change, globalization and changes in...

Hivos “Disrupt!FOOD!” programme promoting clean energy and sustainable food systems

By Byron Mutingwende   The “DisruptFOOD!” programme by Hivos that focuses on renewable green energy and sustainable food systems has seen the advent of simple...

Food sustainability policies serve the world from wastage and loss of food

Global adversities need human strategies to end them and promote Food Security.… As Climate Change continues, adaptation and mitigation stand vital. Byron Mutingwende,...

Rural communities embrace SDGs

By Byron Mutingwende   Basking in the glory of a bumper harvest following the good rains in the 2016-17 farming season are the people of Makoni and Mutasa districts...