Category: Agriculture

Digitisation is bringing about revolution in the way of doing business

Of premature technology and information overload

By Charles Dhewa Hundreds of mobile applications and technology platforms are launched in Africa almost every day, thanks to the promise of digital-fuelled progress....

Hope in African agriculture

Two hopes for African Agriculture and rural development in 2019

By Charles Dhewa The fact that countries which have moved toward middle-income status have started by transforming their agriculture sector is no longer debatable....

Priscah Mupfumira, the Minister of Environment, Tourism and Hospitality Industry

Pamwe Capital seeks to invest in Zimbabwe

Pamwe Capital has proposed to invest in Zimbabwe’s key economic development sectors as a response to the country’s openness for business.   Speaking at a...

ARDA Seeds, ensuring agricultural productivity in Zimbabwe

ARDA seeds: where farmers are assured of a bumper harvest

The Agricultural and Rural Development Authority is proud to have its subsidiary, ARDA Seeds, that is providing seeds as a critical input to ensure bumper harvests for...

Expanding irrigation increases food production

Irrigation expansion doubles food production: new report

New study by Malabo Montpellier Panel finds potential to expand irrigation across 47 million hectares in Africa, and boost agricultural productivity, livelihoods and...

Women must be empowered to help save Africa from climate change

Empower women to help save Africa from climate change

Africa must unlock the power of its women and girls if it is to adapt to climate change, cope with disasters and build its green energy sector By Special Correspondent...

Stakeholders at the Highly Hazardous Pesticides workshop held in harare

Address Highly Hazardous Pesticides (HHP) in Zimbabwe: FAO

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has emphasised on the need to address Highly Hazardous Pesticides in Zimbabwe.   Speaking at the...

Linking farmers to markets not sufficient on its own

Why linking farmers to the market is not enough

By Charles Dhewa In spite of millions of dollars that have gone into market linkage initiatives in developing countries over the past few years, farmers still struggle...

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Mr. Bishow Parajuli, UN Resident Coordinator and Her Excellency Sofia Calltorp, Ambassador of Sweden

Sweden allocates additional SEK45M to resilience building

The Embassy of Sweden announced today SEK 45 million grant to the Zimbabwe Resilience Building Fund (ZRBF) to allow the timely roll out of the Crisis Modifier. Crisis...

Mrs Bernadette Warambwa, author on food and nutrition

Nutrition from our environment: A book by Bernadette K Warambwa

By Byron Mutingwende   Mrs Bernadette Warambwa has a colour-illustrated book that encourages healthy eating using resources from our local environment.  ...