Category: Agriculture

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...

Budget formulation should address nutrition financing: ZCSOSUNA

By Byron Mutingwende   The Zimbabwe Civil Society Organisations Scaling Up Nutrition Alliance (ZCSOSUNA) has said that there was a need to develop a comprehensive...

Partnerships critical in alleviating hunger

By Byron Mutingwende   It’s September 2015 in Chivi District in Masvingo Province, Maud Huruva is toiling her field in the scorching heat of the afternoon....

Partnerships critical in alleviating hunger

By Byron Mutingwende   It’s September 2015 in Chivi District in Masvingo Province, Maud Huruva is toiling her field in the scorching heat of the afternoon....

RWA members demand equitable access to land

By Byron Mutingwende   Members of the Rural Women’s Assembly (RWA) have said that there is still a long way to go for them in owning and controlling land in...

Environment protection project improves livelihoods in Runde Catchment area

By Byron Mutingwende   The Integrated Soil-Water Conservation and Livestock Management in the Runde Catchment area has been hailed for improving the livelihoods of...

Multi-stakeholder collaboration addressing severe effects of drought

By Byron Mutingwende   The coordinated multi-stakeholder response to the severe effects of drought has gone a long way in reducing the vulnerability of both rural...