Thursday, January 23, 2020

Insukamini Irrigation Scheme Winner of the Irrigation Competition 2019

Insukamini Irrigation Scheme is the winner of the coveted National Irrigation Competition 2019 as part of the Zimbabwe Government integrated programme to increase investment...

Rain-fed Agriculture Not Sustainable in the Face of Rising Climate Change

Rain fed agriculture has proved to be very unreliable and noncompetitive considering rising climate change impacts and vulnerability among smallholder and rural farmers in...

Midland Province Leverages the Smallholder Irrigation Revitalisation Programme, (SIRP)

The Midlands Province Smallholder Irrigation Revitalisation Programme, (SIRP) The Government of Zimbabwe is revitalising irrigation schemes in four provinces of Manicaland, Midlands, Masvingo and Matebeleland...

Zimbabwe Severely challenged to ensure food and Nutrition Security

Zimbabwe is severely challenged in its efforts to ensure food and nutrition security and needs to strengthen coordination programmes on national food and nutrition...

Africa’s Leading Annual Water Conference and Exhibition is Back on 31 March – 1...

Africa’s leading annual water conference and exhibition is back on 31 March – 1 April 2020 in Johannesburg! In today’s new world, long-established and proven...

Ministerial Tour of Midlands Irrigation Schemes

The Minister of State in Vice President Chiwenga’s office, Dr. Evelyn Ndlovu, has toured Midlands irrigation schemes to explore productivity and viability challenges of...

Minister of State Dr. Evelyn Ndlovu Tours Struggling Bannock Burn Irrigation Scheme in Zvishavane

The Minister of State in Vice President Chiwenga’s office, Dr. Evelyn Ndlovu, has expressed outrage at the struggling Bannock Burn irrigation scheme farmers, in...

Zimbabwe Can Produce More Food Through Irrigation

Zimbabwe is blessed with extensive irrigable landmass; several water bodies, perennial riverine systems, swamps, dams, streams and rivulets and even ground water that is...

Pit Beds an Innovative Method to Preserve Nutrients

Farmers can produce heathy, high quality crops in fixed pit beds that ensure that their crops are able to get all required nutrients at...

“I did not expect soil monitoring to provide so many new insights”

Opening and closing the window automatically: it has been done for years by growers who use sensors to monitor and control their greenhouse climate....

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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...