Category: Agriculture

Food is what connects humans to the earth

Rewilding Food, Rewilding Farming

By Dr Vandana Shiva   George Monbiot’s  Lab-grown food will soon destroy farming – and save the planet is a dystopian vision of the future, with no people on the...

Millions of people face hunger in Southern Africa Pic by David Beasley

45 Million People Face Hunger In Southern Africa

A record 45 million people – mostly women and children – in the 16-nation Southern African Development Community are gravely food insecure following repeated...

Kudzai Chavunduka, the ZCSOSUNA Projects Officer addressing the media

Government urged to make SMART commitments ahead of 2020 Japan Nutrition for Growth summit

The Zimbabwe Civil Society Organisations Scaling Up Nutrition Alliance (ZCSOSUNA) is calling on the government of Zimbabwe to make attainable and measurable commitments...

Zimbabwe is prone to natural disasters

EU releases 18.7 million USD in humanitarian aid for Zimbabwe

The European Union has mobilised an additional 16.8 million EUR (approx. 18.7 million USD) to help address emergency food needs and support vulnerable people in...

Agricultural market research important

The high cost of paying lip service to market research

By Charles Dhewa African smallholder farmers are not the only ones famous for producing commodities before conducting market research. Corporates are not immune to such...

Zimbabwe's Vice President, Kembo Mohadi

UN Resident Coordinator Meets VP Mohadi On Food Security

By Joyce Mukucha and Anyway Yotamu The newly appointed United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator to Zimbabwe Ms Mario Rebeiro has paid a courtesy call to the  Vice...

Searching salespeople for African agricultural economies

In search of authentic salespeople for African agricultural economies

It is one thing to be blessed with natural resources such as fertile soils and water but quite another to be able to explain and convince investors about opportunities...

Castor bean seeds

Oil Castor pledges to eradicate fuel crisis in Zimbabwe

By Joyce Mukucha and Anyway Yotamu Oil Castor Zimbabwe has promised to eliminate the fuel crisis currently prevailing in the nation through producing and supplying bio...

Women bear the brunt of climate change

Rural Women and Girls at the Mercy of Climate Change

By Joyce Mukucha As climate change adverse effects persist around the globe, most women and young girls residing in urban-distant communities are becoming more affected...

Global hunger forecasted in the new decade

World Food Programme forecasts global hunger hotspots as new decade dawns

Escalating hunger needs in sub-Saharan Africa dominate a World Food Programme (WFP) analysis of global hunger hotspots in the first half of 2020 with millions of people...