Parched Hwange finds hope in rainwater tanks

Most rural Zimbabweans are facing acute water shortages for both domestic use and agriculture.
By Fairness Moyana Apr. 14, 2024

Drought tends to give indigenous food, mass markets a new lease of life

WHILE droughts are generally associated with negative aspects like sluggish economic growth, they tend to be a blessing in disguise for indigenous food and African mass markets.
By Charles Dhewa Apr. 10, 2024

Climate-induced drought firmly upon us, possible lessons for future preparedness

In all this scenario, preparedness is key and countries need to invest in early warning systems, communication and awareness to save lives.
By Peter Makwanya Feb. 19, 2024

El Nino: Spare a thought for rural poor

These are areas that suffer interminable droughts or flooding in the best of years - what more in an El Nino year?
By Taruvinga Magwiroto Sep. 29, 2023

Climate change’s burden on poverty and inequality

These environmental shocks can exacerbate existing social disparities, making recovery and resilience-building challenging.
By Paison Tazvivinga and Yamkela Kahlane Sep. 8, 2023

Plight of degraded soils during climate change

The degradation of soil quality is also reducing the nutritional value of crops, further compromising food security and the health of local communities.
By Takudzwanashe Mundenga May. 23, 2023