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Feature: Farmers’ hope wilt as crops wither under drought’s grip

The World Food Programme warns that nearly eight million people in Zimbabwe face hunger, a number that could rise if the rains do not come soon.
By Problem Masau Feb. 19, 2024
Mutapa takes over Cottco Holdings
Mutapa takes over Cottco Holdings
Cottco is projecting to break even for the year ended March 31, 2024, in US dollar terms as it exports the white gold.
By Blessed Ndlovu Feb. 8, 2024
Farmers urged to preserve biodiversity
It is imperative that governments, non-governmental organisations, local communities, and the private sector work together to protect and promote biodiversity.
By Lorraine Muromo Feb. 3, 2024
Extreme weather disrupts KZN dairy industry
DAIRY farmers in KwaZulu-Natal are struggling to get their milk to processors due to extreme weather conditions damaging roads.
By Farmer’s Weekly Feb. 1, 2024
El Niño wreaks havoc in rural economies
The Fincent Securities report shows that in 2022, Zimbabwe’s agricultural sector had a growth of 4,9%, propelled by increased wheat yields.
By Mthandazo Nyoni Feb. 1, 2024
Pursue value-addition, hemp farmers urged
In line with government’s value addition and beneficiation thrust, a local company, African Medical Cannabis Biotech is extracting hemp oil from the plant.
By Garikai Tunhira Feb. 1, 2024
Biodiversity loss threatens food security: FAO
Talla, however, commended Zimbabwe's efforts in mainstreaming biodiversity in its agricultural policies.
By Sharon Buwerimwe Jan. 30, 2024
Zanu PF officials steal presidential inputs
Zanu PF Mutasa District Coordination Committee chairperson, Washington Ziwiwi, denied that party officials stole presidential inputs.
By Kenneth Nyangani Jan. 30, 2024
Zim left with four months grain supply
“The GMB will import to augment the available stocks targeting the vulnerable households.”
By Harriet Chikandiwa Jan. 30, 2024
Planting window is over, farmers told
He said farmers in the lowveld including Chiredzi and Muzarabani, who have access to irrigation facilities, could continue planting.
By Innocent Magondo Jan. 29, 2024
Food access expected to be difficult
FewsNet is an initiative from the United States Agency for International Development.
By Tatira Zwinoira Jan. 25, 2024
Armyworm scare unsettles farmers...
Makombe added that controlling the outbreak could be hampered by several challenges including logistics.
By Nizbert Moyo and ROPAFADZO MAKOSI Jan. 24, 2024
Kadoma farmer wins T35 truck
Sixty-eight other winners walked away with a US$300 cash prize each.
By Tanyaradzwa Kapuru Jan. 24, 2024
Dry spell returns: WFP
The WFP said the January dry spell was also set to affect vegetation across Zimbabwe as the season has been marked with irregular rainfalls.
By BRENT SHAMU Jan. 23, 2024
Society: The other side of Chirumhanzu’s Cheza
Ndiya appealed to the government to avail grants and land for women to start agriculture income generating projects.
By Stephen Chadenga Jan. 22, 2024
Mealy bugs hit some tobacco farms
Zimbabwe exports the bulk of its golden leaf to countries in the Far East including China.
By Mthandazo Nyoni Jan. 11, 2024
Govt expedites timeous distribution of inputs
GMB chief executive officer Edison Badarai said the strategy would not only promote efficiency but also help to boost transparency.
By Lorraine Muromo Dec. 21, 2023
El Niño drought threatens thousands of livestock
Nyahoda also said farmers had a role to play in sustaining livestock’s health by providing adequate water.
By Lorraine Muromo Dec. 14, 2023
Govt pushes for smart farming
With increased weather phenomenon such as the El Niño-induced drought, calls for smart farming and climate change adaptation practices in agriculture are being made.
By Melody Chikono Dec. 14, 2023
Govt urges farmers to adopt climate proof strategies
“(At) household food security level, we emphasise on permanent plots for pfumvudza done on time and lined with manure applied for effective moisture conservation,” Masuka said.
By GRACIOUS DANIEL Dec. 13, 2023
Ama inputs package to support 0,5ha of cotton
Heading into the 2023/24 agricultural season, the El Nino weather phenomenon was predicted as early forecasts pointed to warm temperatures and normal to below normal rainfall.
Ama registers 2m farmers for inputs scheme
This comes after the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) last month reported on the initial impact of the El Niño-induced drought.
By Blessed Ndlovu Dec. 5, 2023
Vendors facilitate value addition for smallholder farmers
Moyo said the value addition training would help smallholder farmers to effectively come up with strategies to ensure survival in the market, amid fluctuating prices.
By EMMANUEL MPOFU Nov. 30, 2023
Project strengthens climate-smart agriculture resilience
The programme, Takunda, will be implemented through the Farmer Field Business School Model with the aid of USAID and Care International.
Farmers cheer new cotton players
Thus, increased resources to the sector are expected to reduce cotton farmers dependency on these illicit dealers.
By Donald Nyandoro Nov. 23, 2023
WOAH, partners team up in drug resistance fight
Sidar further highlighted that the factors driving the emergence of AMR are complex and multifactorial, therefore, requiring the use of a multidisciplinary approach to address them.
By Lorraine Muromo Nov. 16, 2023
Kenyans get tree-planting holiday to plant 100 million seedlings
It is providing the seedlings for free at its forest agency centres for Kenyans to plant in designated public areas.
By BBC News Nov. 13, 2023
‘Agric sector to get 5% of its ZWL$54,9 trillion bid’
Further, agriculture employs 70% of the country’s rural population with the sector supplying 60% of raw materials.
By Tatira Zwinoira Nov. 9, 2023