Monday, January 20, 2020
World Food Day Celebration 2019

Zimbabwe Celebrates World Food Day 2019

Zimbabwe joined the world in celebrating World Food Day (WFD) celebrations yesterday on the 17th of October 2019 at Insukamini Irrigation Scheme in Gweru...

Meteorological Services Department of Zimbabwe Predicts Above-Normal, Normal and Below-Normal Rainfall for Some Parts...

The Meteorological Services Department of Zimbabwe (MSD) has predicted determined likelihoods of above-normal, normal and below-normal rainfall for each area i.e. October-November-December (OND), and...

Rising CO2 reduces nutrient availability

While higher levels of CO2 can boost plant growth, they reduce the concentration of key micronutrients in crops. Researchers from IFPRI projected the per...

Met Dept warns of frost damage on crops

FARMERS in Nyanga have been urged to irrigate their crops at night to save them from frost following predictions of extreme cold winter conditions...

Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) is Increasingly Gaining Momentum

Climate-smart agriculture (CSA) is increasingly gaining momentum as countries develop technologies and practices to combat the impacts of climate change. But while the concept...

Mozambique: Ibo Island left in ruins by Cyclone Kenneth – Watch

Ibo only received food aid today, six days after the cyclone killed at least 41 people and destroyed thousands of homes across northern Mozambique. From...

Mozambique: Cyclone Kenneth is now a CAT 4, expected to match Idai’s peak –...

The tropical storm approaching Mozambique has now evolved into a Category 4 severe tropical cyclone. Cyclone Kenneth had yesterday become stronger, “evolving into a Category...

Beira, post-Idai: Private sector to debate business recovery programme

A workshop on the post-Idai Business Recovery Assistance Programme (PAREPI), at 2:30 p.m. next Tuesday, April 16, at the Sena Hotel in Beira, will...

Earth Hour 2019: set your clock for 8:30pm local time

Earth Hour 2019 on Saturday, 30 March comes at a critical juncture in the history of the planet and humanity. From devastating wildfires to unprecedented...

Climate change: it’s happening faster than you think

The average temperature increase in Southern Africa due to climate change is taking place at twice the global rate. The resulting lower rainfall figures...

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Midlands Command Agriculture Grain Production Package Unveiled for the 2019-20 Season

The government has unveiled an integrated Command Agriculture support for farmers to till 20 000 to boost local food production and guarantee food security...
Side Bar Two
The Centre for Conflict Management and Transformation, (CCMT) has been instrumental in enhancing the management of Irrigation Schemes in the Midlands Province. The organisation assists farmers manage productive challenges between farmers and between the farmers and other institutions and stakeholders. The organisation has assisted farmers work together as teams in purchasing Agro-inputs, securing markets for their produce and decision making...
Insukamini Irrigation Scheme is the winner of the coveted National Irrigation Competition 2019 as part of the Zimbabwe Government integrated programme to increase investment on rehabilitation of irrigation infrastructure; increase food output from irrigated areas as well as establishment of new irrigation infrastructure. It has grown very evident that irrigation has become the most important productivity determinant in light of...
Rain fed agriculture has proved to be very unreliable and noncompetitive considering rising climate change impacts and vulnerability among smallholder and rural farmers in the country. To respond to the worsening food and nutrition insecurity in the country arising from an unreliable rain season, the Minister of Agriculture, lands, Water  and Rural Resettlement, Retired Chief Air Marshal Perrence Shiri, speaking...
Interested in growing your business? There are a variety of ways to do so; but how do you know which strategy is right for your venture? A market product grid helps companies plot out their growth strategy and visualize the risks associated with expansion. It can help key leaders make decisions around product development, distribution, marketing, and even hiring. The...
Most farmers in the country have planted their summer crops and today we invite an Agricura agronomist to walk with us on the use of post-germination or post-emergent herbicides for groundnuts post-emergent herbicide combination. Agil 0.5 - 2 liters per hectare + Bentazone/Basagran 3 liters per hectare, mix these two herbicides with 200 liters of water, do not spray during...