Thursday, August 22, 2019

Embrace organic cropping, smallholder farmers urged

Smallholder farmers in Masvingo Province have been urged to embrace organic cropping, which is environment-friendly and also gives them access to global markets. The Permanent...

Hydroponic dandelions hold the key for a critical resource

In today’s world, natural rubber is a critical component of developed economies — it remains impossible to drive a car, fly a plane or...

Save Money and Grow Your Own Vegetables Hydroponically

Inflation in South Africa is rising continually at about 6.25% per annum, and you only have to go to your local supermarket to verify...

Getting started with hydroponics

NASA plant physiologist Ray Wheeler checks onions being grown using hydroponic techniques. It is hoped that hydroponics can be used to help sustain astronauts during...

ZimFund Water and Sanitation Project receives community praise

In Zimbabwe, ZimFund and the Harare City Council recently held a workshop to exchange knowledge with beneficiaries about projects in their communities, including Urgent...

The difference half a degree of global warming can make

The ‘Global Warming of 1.5˚C’ report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change highlights several climate change impacts that could be avoided by limiting...

Efficient infrastructure: catalyst to national development

With biting fuel shortages being experienced in Zimbabwe these days, transport challenges have also become acute, exposing the ordinary commuter to prohibitive transport costs...

Unique innovation fund for water launched in London

At the Global Water Summit in London earlier this week, Severn Trent CEO Liv Garfield announced the launch of the World Water Innovation Fund...

Solar irrigation solution enables agricultural benefits

Patrick Padde, a farmer in the village of Kwapa which sits outside the town of Tororo close to the Ugandan and Kenyan border, is...

Adaptation key to vegetable farmer’s sustainable growth

Viking Farming near East London in the Eastern Cape is a small but intensive vegetable operation that supplies supermarkets and processors across the Eastern...

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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...