Thursday, January 23, 2020

Embracing transparency: Prebiotic pioneers team up to prove benefits with gut health tracker

TrooFoods, a prebiotic breakfast brand, has teamed up with Carbiotix, a leader in gut health testing, to offer the first ever gut health tracking...

Transforming Zimbabwe’s Dairy Value Chain for The Future

The Zimbabwe smallholder dairy sector is fast recovering thanks to a number of integrated action implementation smallholder development, capacitation, competitiveness, productivity and value chain...

Feed the Future Zimbabwe Livestock Development:

In Zimbabwe, the few players in the livestock insurance sector primarily focus on large-scale commercial farms, though 90 percent of the cattle in the...

Livestock Market Development in Zimbabwe

Recognising the importance of cattle farming to livelihoods in rural Zimbabwe, along with the extreme fragility of the livestock market, Practical Action embarked on...

UZ seeks contract farming deals for dairy producers

At present there is lack of empirical data on post-production losses of milk along the value chain. SMALL scale dairy producers need to be supported...

The Zimbabwe Dairy Industry Trust Embarks on a Milk Mapping and Baseline Survey

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

Lucia Zvidzayi adopted the beef-dairy

The concept from the Feed the Future Zimbabwe Livestock Development program and is now earning monthly income using her three beef cows by delivering...

Zimbabwe Celebrates World Milk Day

Zimbabwe will join the rest of the world in celebrating the World Milk Day an important international event which was designated by FAO to...

World Milk Day Celebration

WORLD MILK DAY 2019 World Milk Day 2019 will be celebrated by the people all over the world on Saturday, 1st of June. The theme for...

Animal Health: about Theileriosis

Corridor disease and turning sickness are the two most common forms of theileriosis found in South Africa. The term ‘theileriosis’ refers to diseases caused by...

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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
As buttressed in the Transitional Stabilization Program(TSP),Agriculture is one of the key drivers for socio-economic growth, poverty reduction and food security. In Midlands almost all of the communal people are dependent on agriculture however we are in the face of climate change therefore there is a shift focus towards Irrigation agriculture-the new frontier in the agricultural system which is...
It is green and known to be healthy: broccoli. In Europe, the Netherlands ranks among its most important exporting countries. The Gebr. Hoff en Zonen company cultivates in Andijk in Western Frisia. Freshly harvested, the broccoli finds its way to the packing hall to get prepared for delivery to supermarkets. The packing plant has been developed by Tegra Systems,...
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...