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Zimbabwe: Shortage of agricultural inputs may affect most farmers

The rains that fell this week have triggered a flurry of activities in most farming areas across the country. Farmers in and around Bulawayo, Zimbabwe's second largest city were seen busy tilling the land and reports from elsewhere said preparations…

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News and Press Release
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World Vision
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

FEWS Zimbabwe Monthly Food Security Update 24 Oct 2003

Summary The total staple cereal gap for the 2003/04 marketing season (1 April 2003 to 31 March 2004) is estimated to have reduced marginally by 7 percent to a still considerable gap of about 685,000MT between mid September and mid…

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Situation Report
Source:
USAID
Posted:
21 Mar 2011
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Zimbabwe

Not eligible: The politicization of food in Zimbabwe

I. Summary Today one-half of Zimbabwe's population of nearly 14 million is considered food-insecure, living in a household that is unable to obtain enough food to meet basic needs. A three-year drought, international sanctions and the withdrawal of international non-humanitarian support,…

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News and Press Release
Source:
HRW
Posted:
21 Mar 2011
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Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Food used as political weapon

Government, Donors Must Halt Discrimination (New York, October 24, 2003) Zimbabwean authorities discriminate against perceived political opponents by denying them access to food programs, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. International relief agencies in Zimbabwe fail to…

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

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Humanitarian Situation Report 19/2003

GoZ plans for agricultural assistance The Government of Zimbabwe (GoZ) is understood to have made available ZW$105 billion for assisting communal and resettled (A1) farmers in the procurement of inputs including fertilizers, seeds, tillage services and stock feed for those…

Format:
Situation Report
Source:
UN RRU
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

UK DFID provides further £5 million for emergency food aid in Zimbabwe

The Department for International Development today committed a further =A35 million to fund emergency food aid in Zimbabwe. This contribution will be channelled through the WFP (World Food Programme) towards feeding 5.5 million Zimbabweans estimated to be in need…

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

Zimbabwe

World Vision Zimbabwe to launch urban school-feeding program

World Vision Zimbabwe (WVZ) is close to launching an urban school-feeding program, funded by WFP, as part of the organisation's urban intervention. WVZ-Relief Deputy Director Zvidzai Maburutse said the program is set to kick off at the beginning of November. "We…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
World Vision
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Opposition activists attacked and harassed in Zimbabwe

Paris, 23 october 2003 - The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) strongly condemns the serious wave of repression in Zimbabwe, which predominantly affects opposition activists and civil society actors. Such a pattern of state repression shows the growing authoritarianism…

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

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Lack of fuel hampers gathering of harvest

JOHANNESBURG, 23 October (IRIN) Zimbabwe's chronic fuel shortage has hampered deliveries of up to 100,000 mt of maize from small farmers to the country's official maize storage points, prompting an urgent call for the army to use its trucks…

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

Zimbabwe

Vaccines and logistical support to boost services in Zimbabwe

HARARE, 23 October 2003 - The British Department for International Development (DFID) pledged 1.88 million pounds to UNICEF Zimbabwe today to secure urgently needed vaccines and logistical support for the country's Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) from January to June…

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