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From seeds to markets, maize alternatives face challenges in Zimbabwe

As drought hits maize production, sorghum, millet and other small grains could take over - if the path is cleared for them, experts say By Tonderayi Mukeredzi HARARE, Jan 31 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - After years of bad…

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Thomson Reuters Foundation
Posted:
31 Jan 2017

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe - Severe weather (MSD, Local Media) (30 January 2017)

Severe weather has been affecting the country over the past days, causing floods. As of 30 January at 7.00 UTC, local media reported at least 2,000 houses damaged in the cities of Harare (Harare province) and in…

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ECHO
Posted:
30 Jan 2017

Zimbabwe

'Armyworm' infestation threatens crops in Zimbabwe

After a prolonged drought, incessant rains in most parts of Zimbabwe had raised hope that food shortages would be eased. But an outbreak of armyworms may be making the situation worse. After two years of drought, rain…

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News and Press Release
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DW
Posted:
28 Jan 2017

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Key Message Update, January 2017

Fertilizer shortages affecting crop quality amidst heavy rains across the country Key Messages Indications are that the overall level of humanitarian assistance between January and March 2017 will remain more or less the same as December’s level due…

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Situation Report
Source:
FEWS NET
Posted:
25 Jan 2017

Zimbabwe

Living positively in Zimbabwe

MASVINGO, Zimbabwe – Two years ago, Evermore left school at the age of 14 to marry a 23-year-old man. Her marriage quickly deteriorated to the point of her husband beating her and denying her food. She…

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News and Press Release
Source:
UNFPA
Posted:
18 Jan 2017

Zimbabwe

Bikita West pre-election environment

Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP) is concerned that even as untoward behaviour is condemned with every by-election that has been conducted since 2013 it seems no one is moved and they continue to perpetrate violence with impunity.…

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ZPP
Posted:
18 Jan 2017
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Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Doctors Call for Clean Water to Fight Typhoid Outbreak

HARARE — In Zimbabwe, doctors and aid organizations have called on the government to improve the country’s water and sanitation amid a typhoid outbreak. Authorities have started dismantling vendors' malls as part of efforts to contain the outbreak…

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News and Press Release
Source:
VOA
Posted:
18 Jan 2017

Zimbabwe

WFP Zimbabwe Situation Report #15, 16 January 2017

Highlights WFP El Niño response scaled-up by 28 percent to reach 1 million people in December. WFP commences the Moderate Acute Malnutrition treatment programme in 6 of the most affected districts. USD5.6 million received from Canada, China, Finland and…

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Situation Report
Source:
WFP
Posted:
17 Jan 2017
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Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe maize crop threatened by armyworm pest

by Reuters Wednesday, 11 January 2017 10:54 GMT The pest which can eat through vast areas of crops if left unchecked is affecting most provinces HARARE, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Zimbabwean farmers in the maize growing regions face a…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Reuters
Posted:
25 Jan 2017

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