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Recent developments in agricultural research

Key Trends Since 2002 • Economic decline significantly constrained agricultural research and development (R&D) in Zimbabwe during 2002–08. • Research spending and staffng levels at Zimbabwe’s main agricultural research agency, the Department of Research and Specialist Services (DR&SS),…

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Analysis
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IFPRI
Posted:
17 Jun 2011
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Zimbabwe's Braying Cavalry in Campaign for Literacy

By Ignatius Banda BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, Mar 31, 2011 (IPS) - Across Zimbabwe, economic and political crisis has forced students to do without books, classroom furniture, teachers - the basics of a conducive learning environment. These learners cannot…

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News and Press Release
Source:
IPS
Posted:
13 Apr 2011

Zimbabwe

Southern African Leaders Set to Meet in Zambia to Discuss Zimbabwe Crisis

SADC has invited not only the three principals in Zimbabwe's unity government - President Robert Mugabe, Prime Minister Tsvangirai and Deputy Prime Minister Arthur Mutambara, but also MDC formation leader Welshman Ncube Blessing Zulu & Patience Rusere | Washington 30 March…

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News and Press Release
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VOA
Posted:
06 Apr 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: SADC: Press Mugabe to End Crackdown

Abuses Intensify in Zimbabwe Against Rights Defenders and Political Activists (Johannesburg, March 29, 2011) - The Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) should publicly press President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe and his party to end their harassment and arbitrary arrests of civil…

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News and Press Release
Source:
HRW
Posted:
06 Apr 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Japanese Ambassador donated the 5,7 million dollars

The Japanese Ambassador to Zimbabwe Koichi Morita has finally donated the 5, 7 million dollars which he had initially postponed citing the disastrous developments that took place in his home country. The money which is was donated on Tuesday is directed…

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News and Press Release
Source:
The Zimbabwean
Posted:
06 Apr 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Desperate measures in times of hunger

HARARE, 29 March 2011 (IRIN) - A mother of four in Zimbabwe's rural Midlands Province gave her husband custody of her children, after divorcing him three years ago, because the failing crops on her two-acre plot meant she would…

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News and Press Release
Source:
TNH
Posted:
06 Apr 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: WFP to help in malnutrition battle

HARARE - Nutritionists say remedial nutrition programmes must target children in their first three years or so. Without adequate nutrition a child can fail to thrive, affecting early development, encouraging disease and eventually reducing abilities in adulthood. The World Food…

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News and Press Release
Source:
The Zimbabwean
Posted:
06 Apr 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Makes Progress Towards New Constitution

Peta Thornycroft | Johannesburg Despite a troubled start, Zimbabwe is making progress towards producing a new constitution. There is broad agreement on most constitutional principles between the majority party in the legislature, the Movement for Democratic Change, and President Robert…

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News and Press Release
Source:
VOA
Posted:
06 Apr 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: End of GNU?

HARARE - The Attorney-General's office has drafted an indictment for the arrest of Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai (pictured) on contempt of court charges. Well-placed sources in the Ministry of Justice and Legal Affairs told The Zimbabwean that Chief Law Officer…

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News and Press Release
Source:
The Zimbabwean
Posted:
08 Apr 2011