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Zimbabwe + 6 more

Southern Africa Price Bulletin, October 2017

Most households in Southern Africa depend on maize as their main source of food and energy, given the high volumes and ease with which it is produced. Alternative food crops that are consumed as substitutes include…

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Situation Report
Source:
FEWS NET
Posted:
01 Nov 2017
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Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Price Bulletin, October 2017

Maize grain and maize flour are the main foods consumed by all households in Zimbabwe. These food items are both produced locally and imported from neighboring countries particularly in the south western provinces of the country.…

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Situation Report
Source:
FEWS NET
Posted:
01 Nov 2017
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Zimbabwe

WFP Zimbabwe Country Brief, October 2017

Highlights • The 2017/18 Lean Season Assistance programme cycle commenced in October, initially targeting 175,000 people in 13 Districts; the programme will scale up to reach 482,000 in January through March 2018. • WFP began procuring 710 mt…

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Situation Report
Source:
WFP
Posted:
01 Feb 2018
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Zimbabwe

Families battling hunger and malnutrition in rural Zimbabwe

Bulilima, Zimbabwe: After two successive meager harvests, 79-year-old Solomon Ndebele is down to feeding his grandchildren amajodo – a plain tasting melon traditionally fed to donkeys in better years. Ndebele says the poor harvests actually go back…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
UNICEF
Posted:
29 Oct 2017

Zimbabwe

#BVR Diaries: Intimidation and Harassment Continues

The Zimbabwe Peace Project has noticed that there is widespread concern about low voter registration turn out for the Biometric Voters Registration. Only about 10% of the total 7 million potential voters have registered. While the reasons…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
ZPP
Posted:
20 Oct 2017

Zimbabwe + 3 more

Can Index Insurance Make African Farmers Climate-resilient?

By Wambi Michael ADDIS ABABA, Oct 20 2017 (IPS) - Index insurance is being promoted as a solution to protect climate affected smallholder farmers in Africa. This type of micro insurance is slowly gaining ground as a…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
IPS
Posted:
20 Oct 2017

Zimbabwe + 2 more

Zimbabwe’s Diaspora Could Help Revive Ailing Economy

By Sally Nyakanyanga HARARE, Oct 19 2017 (IPS) - At the dawn of the millennium, Sheila Mponda, 60, waved goodbye to her four children, who were leaving Zimbabwe for the United Kingdom in search of greener pastures.…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
IPS
Posted:
19 Oct 2017