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Zimbabwean youths face head on, El Nino induced challenges through organic farming. 

– “I would say that IKS has helped me a lot to increase my tomato production during this El Nino phase,” a young farmer said John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe – In the midst of complaints that the El Nino phenomenon has hindered the agricultural activities of many in southern Africa, young people in Zimbabwe have […]

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Zambia Declares The Prolonged Dry-spell A National Disaster, And Emergency.

Harare, Zimbabwe – Zambia has declared the drought the country is currently going through a national disaster, with President Hakainde Hichilema saying the lack of rains has devastated the agricultural sector, affecting more than one million families. The following is what the Zambian President said: Fellow citizens, Today, with a heavy heart, we address you

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Nurturing Growth: The Vital Role of Organic Certification for Small-Scale Farmers in Zimbabwe

Sowing the Seeds of Sustainability in the Heart of Agriculture By: Zvikomborero Machinga In the verdant landscapes of Zimbabwe, small-scale farmers are cultivating more than just crops; they are sowing the seeds of a sustainable agricultural future. Embracing organic farming practices not only benefits the environment but also opens doors to global markets. However, for

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Demand for Vulture Parts by Traditional Healers, Threatens their Survival and Zimbabwe’s Ecosystem

-Alarmed by declining numbers, conservationists are raising awareness of the critical environmental role these efficient scavengers play. Linda Mujuru Harare, Zimbabwe – Early last year, Sekuru Shumba, a traditional healer, had an altercation with a client that led to a fistfight. Shumba, who has been practicing his trade for over five years, says the client

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Title Deeds are not a right to destroy the Wetlands: Zimbabwe Environment Minister Warns

Whatever can be done in a wetland should not materially alter or affect the wetlands, the environment minister said. John Cassim Mangaliso Ndlovu, Environment, Climate and Wildlife Minister, speaking during the pre-World Wetland Day press conference at Mukuvisi Woodlands, in Harare Harare, Zimbabwe – The Zimbabwean Minister of Environment, Climate, and Wildlife, Mangaliso Ndlovu, has

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Zimbabwe says elephant trophy hunting is meant to reduce human-wildlife conflicts.

– The animals themselves will assist in the generation of funds to assist these communities, Zimbabwean minister said. John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe – The Zimbabwean government has announced plans to introduce a new hunting quota meant to contain the elephant population as the country battles with increased reports, of human-wildlife conflict. The state-run ZBC news

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Anti-poaching boost in Zimbabwe through AWF donation of field equipment

– Mbire has become a problem in terms of human-wildlife conflict, hence provision of more vehicles and radios will shorten reaction time, the ZimParks head said. John Cassim Dr Fulton Mangwanta – ZimParks Director General on the extreme left and the ZimParks Board Chairman, Dr Aggripa Sora on the extreme right examining the patrol boots

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Zimbabwe’s West Property finally gets the nod to rehabilitate ‘Borrowdale Vlei’ into a nature park.  

– We are going to restore and beautify this wetland into a nature park thus allowing it, to naturally regenerate, Ken Sharpe said. John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe – A near-dead Borrowdale vlei located between two giant housing developments by Zimbabwe’s West Property in the elite part of Harare, is on the verge of resurrection, following

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USAID food donation to cushion hungry Zimbabweans as the effects of El Nino begin to bite.

– This year’s lean season coincides with the El Nino weather phenomenon, where Zimbabwe is facing erratic rainfall and high temperatures, meaning we could see low production and further increase food insecurity, a WFP official said. John Cassim WFP Country Director, Francesca Erdelmann standing next to the USAID Mission Director Janean Davisduring the handover ceremony

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The Kick Total Out of AFCON campaign challenging Total Energies’ sponsorship of AFCON, grows.

– We call for accountability and true environmental stewardship, urging Total Energies to align their operations with the global consensus for a sustainable and fossil-free future, the conveners demanded. John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe – A continent-wide campaign has been launched challenging Total Energies’, the French oil giant’s sponsorship of the Africa Cup of Nations. The

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