Thursday, January 23, 2020

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...

African Development Bank leads reconstruction efforts in Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Malawi in aftermath of...

“This natural disaster once more shows the importance of building climate-resilient economies in the African continent.” –African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina African Development Bank...

Finance Ministers to mobilise climate finance

Ministers from more than twenty countries launched a new coalition aimed at driving stronger collective action on climate change and its impacts. The newly formed...

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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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...