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
3,7m queue for govt food aid
Social Welfare minister Paul Mavima yesterday said the sharp increase in the beneficiaries was triggered by the fact that the country is at peak hunger season.
By Problem Masau Jan. 24, 2023
Shot in the arm for drought-stricken Mwenezi villagers
ZRCS in partnership with IFRC is implementing a Hunger Crisis Response project in Mwenezi district targeting 850 households in three wards.
By Style Reporter Jan. 8, 2023
Ruto's cabinet to forgo one-month salary in support of drought victims
The Cabinet in light of this resolved that the farmers' produce will be accorded priority access to the market.
By KBC Nov. 30, 2022
Baobab tree faces extinction
The giant Baobab tree has long been revered as a way to survive drought in Southern Africa.Families cook and eat the leaves as a vegetable. The fruits can be eaten raw or cooked into porridge.
By Obert Siamilandu Nov. 10, 2022
Hunger could kill huge numbers of Somali children - UN
At least one child is being admitted in hospital for malnutrition in Somalia every minute.
By BBC News Oct. 18, 2022
Women suffer most at water points
Water point violence largely refers to conflicts that erupt when community members jostle for access to water, which has become scarce in Zimbabwe due to climate change.
By Staff Reporter Oct. 14, 2022
Kenya allows farming and imports of GM crops
President William Ruto's government has turned to genetically modified crops as a way of helping boost yields.
By BBC News Oct. 4, 2022
Kenya lifts ban on genetically modified crops in response to drought
A statement issued by President William Ruto's office after he chaired a cabinet meeting described lifting the ban as part of responses to the drought.
By Reuters Oct. 4, 2022
Anger grows over ‘Patriot Bill’