Zim needs clarity, action on food situation

Zimbabwe’s industry is agro-based, which means a shortage of inputs will force company closures and job losses because lay-offs would be inevitable.
By Alfonce Mbizwo Mar. 1, 2024

Southern Africa faces worst drought in years

Humanitarian agencies have already warned that at least 4,4 million Zimbabweans, including urbanites, are food insecure.
By Gracious Daniel Mar. 1, 2024

Hunger, poverty loom for Zimbabweans

NACORA co-ordinator Effie Ncube said the repeal of the law would make it unbearable for the already struggling consumers in the country.
By Margaret Lubinda and Gracious Daniel Feb. 6, 2024

Hunger knocks on 2,7m villagers’ doors

A typical lean season is characterised by communities’ heightened incapacity to access sufficient food.
By Silas Nkala Jan. 6, 2024

Perspectives: Losers and winners in the 2024 budget statement

 This is inspite of not only domestic instability but also  the presence of exogenous global conditions that demand a stable currency in order to build resilience. 
By Chenayi Mutambasere Dec. 10, 2023

Govt, WFP collaborate to mitigate El Niño effects

El Niño is a naturally occurring climate pattern typically associated with increased heat worldwide as well as drought in some parts of the world and heavy rains in others.
By Freeman Makopa Nov. 7, 2023

‘Food inflation spike cause for concern’

The report comes a few weeks after the Consumer Council of Zimbabwe revealed that the family basket has shot to ZWL$2,6 million due to rising prices of basic commodities.
By Priveledge Gumbodete Oct. 30, 2023

Draught power, inputs shortages cripple Mangwe farmers

This year, the districts did not harvest enough food because of erratic rainfall.
By Silas Nkala Oct. 30, 2023

WFP to spend US$68m on hunger alleviation

According to the Meteorological Services Department, Zimbabwe is expected to receive normal to below normal rainfall due to the effects of El Niño phenomenon.
By Priviledge Gumbodete Sep. 27, 2023