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Field Exchange Mar 2003: Nutrition assessments in Zimbabwe - a local perspective

By George Kararach For the past two years, George Kararach has worked as a consultant policy analyst in Zimbabwe - for the last year working with UNICEF Zimbabwe. The support of UNICEF in preparing this article is gratefully acknowledged. The opinions…

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ENN
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Field Exchange Mar 2003: Supplementary feeding in Zimbabwe

Summary of research1 During the periods 1992-3 and 1995-6, a child supplementary feeding programme (CSFP) was used in Zimbabwe to combat child malnutrition associated with times of drought. Evaluations in the past have concluded that the CSFP was effective in…

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ENN
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Field Exchange Mar 2003: Understanding the food crisis in Zimbabwe

By Fiona Watson Fiona has recently been in southern Africa with the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), looking at the role of needs assessments during the current crisis The situation in Zimbabwe has spiralled into crisis as a result of complex underlying…

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ENN
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

FEWS Zimbabwe Monthly Food Security Update 31 Mar 2003

Summary The cereal gap for the 2003/04 consumption year in Zimbabwe is forecast to be 561,180 MT, much reduced from the Figure just over 1,400,000MT last year. Zimbabwe finished the 2002/03 consumption year with an overall cereal deficit of approximately 300,000MT. Urban…

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Situation Report
Source:
USAID
Posted:
21 Mar 2011
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Widespread food crisis in Southern Africa

A severe food crisis in southern Africa continues to affect millions of people. Oxfam partner Association of Women's Clubs (AWC) continues to deliver desperately needed food to over 13,000 families (78,000 beneficiaries) in Zimbabwe. According to James Morris, head of…

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

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Wheat and maize producer price increase

JOHANNESBURG, 27 March (IRIN) - From the start of the new marketing season on 1 April, Zimbabwe's farmers will benefit from a significant increase in the price of wheat and maize, Agriculture Minister Joseph Made announced on Wednesday. The producer…

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TNH
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Regional Director pledges more food

World Vision has pledged to bring more food into Zimbabwe to ensure that no one starves in a nation where over 7.2 million people are in need of urgent food aid. Speaking during her visit to the country, World Vision…

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News and Press Release
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World Vision
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Recognition of HIV/AIDS role in humanitarian crisis

JOHANNESBURG, 26 March (IRIN) - A "vigorous response" to HIV/AIDS within the context of the current humanitarian crisis in Zimbabwe was lacking, a UN multi-agency mission has found. In its latest humanitarian situation report, the UN Relief and Recovery Unit (RRU) based…

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News and Press Release
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TNH
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe government sharply increases crop prices

Harare, Zimbabwe (PANA) - In a move intended to woo farmers to sell grain on the official market and stem illegal exports, the Zimbabwe government Wednesday sharply increased prices for food crops. Agriculture Minister Joseph Made said the price for the…

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Source:
PANAPress
Posted:
21 Mar 2011