Category: Agriculture

Markets and measurements

How people’s markets value satisfaction more than colonial measurements

By Charles Dhewa The formal education system in developing countries has not taken time to explain and justify colonial measurements that continue to be used in...

Unpacking the Green Innovation Hub with Mr Cloffas Nyagumbo
Mr Cloffas Nyagumbo presents on Green Innovation Hub

Unpacking the Green Innovation Hub with Mr Cloffas Nyagumbo

By Byron Mutingwende Mr Cloffas Nyagumbo, the Green Innovation Hub (GiHub) Project Manager and Deputy Country Director of SNV Zimbabwe had a one-on-one meeting with...

How ICTs are being misused to perpetuate poverty
ICTs-related costs in many African countries eroding the meagre promised benefits

How ICTs are being misused to perpetuate poverty

By Charles Dhewa Contrary to the hype in which ICTs are presented as a panacea, ICTs-related costs in many African countries eroding the meagre promised benefits....

How can developing countries build financial systems for environment?
Need to build financial systems for people and environment in developing countries

How can developing countries build financial systems for environment?

By Charles Dhewa Not much research is needed to prove that financial systems in most developing countries do not work for the majority of people and for the environment....

When poor communities start asking searching questions
People from rural communities bring their products to urban markets

When poor communities start asking searching questions

By Charles Dhewa Although rural communities in Africa may not directly push-back donor support, murmurings of dissatisfaction with some development interventions are...

Agricultural policies, rules and regulations follow innovation

What if policies are highly over-rated?

By Charles Dhewa Policy makers in developing countries are often blamed for lacking the vision to craft appropriate agricultural policies that can guarantee food...

Dr Sekai Nzenza and Ms Hopolang Phororo at the Green enterPRIZE Innovation Awards Ceremony in Harare

Youths, women urged to become drivers of green and decent jobs

By Byron Mutingwende The Simuka-Phakama 2018 Green enterPRIZE Innovation Challenge is creating a platform for green enterprise development and eco-innovation to thrive...

Harvest Poultry Farmers Group

Local Poultry Group in Dire need of Land

Tendai Guvamombe As the national economy continues on a free fall, many people are now increasingly embracing entrepreneurship through various activities in order to...

Bulk of food produced in rural areas is consumed in cities

Why do cities consume more food than rural communities

While 70 percent of the population in most African countries live in rural areas, the bulk of food produced in rural areas is consumed in cities. There is still no clear...

Mr Omalli Jani, the Managing Director of Garage and Forecourt

Garage and Forecourt offers ICT fuel management system

By Special correspondent A FUEL solutions technology company, Garage and Forecourt (Pvt) Ltd, is rolling out an ITC based fuel management system that it argues might be...