Category: Food

Allan Markham (far right) has approached the High Court to challenge banning of private maize sales

Zimbabwe farmers challenge banning of private maize sales

Two farmers Allan Markham and Clever Rambanapasi aggrieved by the banning of private maize sales by the government have approached the High Court to contest the move....

Demonstration plot of the traditional production system for prosomillet and amaranth in Humla, Nepal, part of the UN Environment / Global Environment Facility project “Integrating traditional Crop Genetic Diversity into Technology: Using a Biodiversity Portfolio Approach to Buffer against Unpredictable Environmental Change in the Nepal Himalayas”. Photo by Saroj Pant, Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research and Development

Last Call for a food systems revolution

United Nations Environment Programme Half of the world’s population is directly engaged in agriculture and nearly 40 per cent of land is devoted to agriculture and...

International Wheat Congress to strategise on ways to meet nutritional needs of people

International Wheat Congress to focus on nutrition

SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN, CANADA — The International Wheat Conference will gather July 21-26 in Saskatoon, Canada, with a goal to strategise on ways to meet projected...

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Climate change ‘will strip nutrients out of food’

By Jonny Bairstow Researchers predict hotter temperatures and the presence of more greenhouse gases in the air will diminish agricultural productivity Over the next...

Food insecurity is on the increase in Southern Africa

Food insecurity continues to rise in Southern Africa – new SADC Report Projection puts 41 million at risk

According to the Southern African Development Community (SADC) 2019 Synthesis Report on the State of Food and Nutrition Security and Vulnerability in Southern...

Bishow Parajuli, United Nations Resident Coordinator in Zimbabwe addressing the media during a UN workshop at Great Zimbabwe Hotel

Media should drive progressive socio-economic and democratic agenda in the country: Parajuli

By Byron Mutingwende The media plays an important role in defining common denominator in promoting national interest and setting progressive socio-economic and...

Food aid distribution to needy people should not be discriminated

ZPP bemoans discrimination in food distribution

The Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP) has bemoaned discrimination prevalent in the distribution of food assistance as the inputs and food aid are channelled through local and...

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Africa’s Small-Scale Fisheries Critical to Food Security

Fish accounts for more than one-fifth of the protein intake of African south of the Sahara and provides a livelihood to millions of people Africa’s small-scale...

Chef Elijah Amoo Addo, founder and CEO of the Food for All Africa

Food can foster relations between Europe and Africa: Chef Elijah Amoo Addo

The EurAfrican Forum organization (www.EurAfricanForum.org) announced today that chef Elijah Amoo Addo, founder and CEO of the Food for All Africa, will deliver a pitch...

The First Lady Amai Auxilia Mnangagwa flanked by Chief Fortune Charumbira and H.E Nacerdine Sai, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of Algeria at the official opening of the Zimbabwe Food and Culture Festival in the Harare Gardens

The Zimbabwe Food and Culture Festival roars to life

The First Lady Amai Auxilia Mnangagwa says the inaugural Zimbabwe Food and Culture Festival is a platform for Zimbabweans to celebrate the country’s authentic...