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Zimbabwe imports maize seed from South Africa

Harare, Zimbabwe (PANA) - Zimbabwe has ordered 15,000 tons of maize seed from South Africa to bridge a domestic shortfall in the current farming season, Agriculture Minister Joseph Made said Friday. Zimbabwe is experiencing a severe shortage of maize seed and…

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News and Press Release
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PANAPress
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Southern Africa Appeal - Hunger and resilience in Zimbabwe

In June, CAFOD's programme officer in Southern Africa told us that, if we didn't act straight away, the food crisis in Southern Africa would escalate out of control before Christmas. Thanks to your overwhelming generosity, CAFOD has raised more than…

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News and Press Release
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CAFOD
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Poverty driving rural Zimbabweans to desperate measures

JOHANNESBURG, 24 December (IRIN) - The poverty that has accompanied Zimbabwe's economic crisis has driven many desperate rural people to prostitution, robbery and gold panning to survive, the latest Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) report said. "Cross border…

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News and Press Release
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TNH
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe provides 158 million US dollars in food aid: president

HARARE, Dec 19, 2002 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- President Mugabe said here on Thursday that the Zimbabwean government has provided 8.67 billion Zimbabwean dollars (about 158 million US dollars) to date in food aid. Delivering a state of the nation…

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News and Press Release
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Xinhua
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: From despair to hope

Mark Screeton (Desk Officer) It has been a frustrating few months for Medair in Zimbabwe. We have made progress with the registration which would allow us to run our own programmes, but it's a painfully slow business, and all along…

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News and Press Release
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Medair
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Backlash against ZANU-PF youth militia

[This report does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations] HARARE, 18 December (IRIN) - The "Green Bombers", clad in their trademark green fatigues and red or green berets with the Zimbabwean flag on their shirts, have become…

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News and Press Release
Source:
TNH
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Southern Africa: Confusion on biotech affecting famine, trade, official says

Unjustified negative attitudes about agricultural biotechnology are contributing to the ongoing famine in southern Africa and harming U.S. agricultural trade, a senior U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) official says. In December 16 remarks before a biotechnology forum at the U.S. Chamber…

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News and Press Release
Source:
US DOS
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Concern over recurring fuel shortages

JOHANNESBURG, 17 December (IRIN) - Zimbabweans were becoming increasingly concerned about the impact of the country's recurring fuel shortages on their daily lives. "The major mediums of transport have been grounded and very few passenger services are operating. Workers in industrial…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
TNH
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

FEWS Zimbabwe Monthly Food Security Update 16 Dec 2002

Summary The October-December part of the 2002-03 rainy season has been below normal for most of the country. The total area under cultivation for food crops is less than 50 percent of the 1990s average and that of…

Format:
Assessment
Source:
USAID
Posted:
16 Dec 2002