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A humanitarian response for the crisis in Zimbabwe

By Craig Dube, Atlantic Fellow for Social and Economic Equity, interviews Tahir Ahmad, head of humanitarian operations at Humanity First HARARE, Zimbabwe, Feb 6 2020 (IPS) - In November 2019, the UN’s Special Rapporteur on the Right…

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News and Press Release
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IPS
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06 Feb 2020

Zimbabwe

Biofortified Crops Improve Farmers’ Livelihoods in Zimbabwe

By Martha Katsi HARARE, Zimbabwe, Jan 27 2020 (IPS) - Steven Seremwe, who is 57 years old, was retrenched from his job as an administrator at Lake Shore Missions in 2012. He decided to focus on farming,…

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News and Press Release
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IPS
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27 Jan 2020

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Food Crisis: Time to Act Is Now, Says UN Special Rapporteur

By Busani Bafana MILAN, Italy, Dec 3 2019 (IPS) - Global food systems are ripe for transformation if people are to be nourished and the planet sustainable, says Hilal Elver, Special Rapporteur of the Right to Food…

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News and Press Release
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IPS
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04 Dec 2019

Zimbabwe

Women on the Front Lines of Halting Deforestation

By Sally Nyakanyanga PLUMTREE, Zimbabwe, Jan 29 2018 (IPS) - In Zimbabwe, the bulk of rural communities and urban poor still get their energy supplies from the forests, leading to deforestation and land degradation. The Zimbabwe Environmental Law…

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News and Press Release
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IPS
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30 Jan 2018

Zimbabwe

Policy Support Gap for “Climate-Smart” Agriculture

By Busani Bafana JOHANNESBURG, Jan 9 2018 (IPS) - Conditioned that ploughing is the sure way to produce crops, Zimbabwean farmer Handrixious Zvomarima surprised himself by trying a different method. He planted cowpea seeds directly without tilling…

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News and Press Release
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IPS
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09 Jan 2018

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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…

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News and Press Release
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IPS
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20 Oct 2017

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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.…

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News and Press Release
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IPS
Posted:
19 Oct 2017

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