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Ticking Clock For Zimbabwe’s Drought-Affected Farmers

David Murenje, a smallholder farmer, holding some of this season’s harvest in Wastomba, eastern Zimbabwe. @FARAI SHAWN MATIASHE Farai Shawn Matiashe As Zimbabwe faces its worst drought in 40 years, Farai Shawn Matiashe speaks to farmers about the barriers to climate resilience. Margaret Mutasa, a smallholder farmer, stares at her children picking yellow-green guavas from […]

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Experts worry over the rise of antimicrobial resistance, as World AMR Awareness Week begins.

-When we talk of livestock production decline it means farmers and consumers will suffer, and health care costs will increase, we may not see it now but it’s coming, a WHO expert said. John Cassim A panel of health experts during the Media Briefing that marked the beginning of the WAAW commemorations on Saturday in

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Zimbabwe to compensate victims of human-wildlife conflict

-The Human-Wildlife Conflict Relief Fund will offer some monetary relief to victims of human-wildlife conflict, the cabinet said John Cassim HARARE, Zimbabwe – The Zimbabwean government has given the green light for the creation, of a Human-Wildlife Conflict Relief Fund to compensate the victims. During the post-cabinet media briefing on June 6, an announcement was

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Mango production doubles after rigorous war with Alien Invasive Fruit Flies in the region.

– most of the farmers are now making losses of 30% or lower compared to 70% – 90% four years ago, icipe officials revealed. John Cassim MUREHWA, ZIMBABWE (CZ) – Mango production in Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe, has more than doubled owing to a fruit flies eradication program, that has seen farmers now reaping

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Dzikwa Trust empowers vulnerable children through conservation

– It is a special environmental program on 60 hectares of degraded land leased from the City of Harare, we can call it permaculture, Seppo Ainamo, Founder and Trustee of Dzikwa said. John Cassim HARARE, ZIMBABWE – Dzikwa Trust, is empowering orphans and vulnerable children in Zimbabwe, through conservation as it secures food security. The

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