Thursday, August 22, 2019

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...

Idai: Mozambique cuts 2019 economic growth forecast to nearly half

Mozambique’s government expects the impact of Cyclone Idai to trim this year’s economic growth by two percentage points from its existing forecast for 3.8%,...

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...

Cyclone Idai to hit Zimbabwe

TROPICAL Cyclone Idai, which is brewing in Mozambique, is expected to hit Zimbabwe over the weekend with strong winds and thunderstorms likely to leave...

Climate-friendly labriculture depends on an energy revolution: Oxford study

Comparison of the greenhouse gases produced by lab-grown and farm-raised beef in the current energy system suggests that the benefits of reducing methane could...

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The Zimbabwe Dairy Industry Trust Embarks on a Milk Mapping and...

The Zimbabwe Dairy Industry Trust has embarked on a milk mapping and baseline survey to explore the Zimbabwe milk production competitiveness requirements and to...