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Update: Zimbabwe’s slow road to cyclone recovery

“We have mainly been using helicopters to ferry aid, but they don’t carry a lot.” By Tonderayi Mukeredzi IRIN contributor in Zimbabwe Jelle Krings Freelance documentary photographer Roads are being cleared and bridges repaired as the relief effort gets…

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TNH
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16 Apr 2019

Zimbabwe

Cyclone Idai disaster compounds problems for Zimbabwe

Sally Nyakanyanga Freelance journalist based in Harare Hours after Cyclone Idai battered the coast of Mozambique last week, it made its way to Zimbabwe, bringing a wave of destruction with it. Read more on The New Humanitarian

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TNH
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16 Apr 2019

Zimbabwe

Old drains and dirty water: Zimbabwe’s chronic cholera crisis

“We do not risk our lives by trying to drink it” Tonderayi Mukeredzi Dry taps, burst pipes, human excrement flowing out of leaking sewer lines. Residents of Harare’s poor suburbs of Glen View and Budiriro endure these challenges daily.…

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TNH
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02 Nov 2018

Zimbabwe

Agriculture a hard sell for Zimbabwe’s youth

Tawanda Majoni Author Note Part of a special project that explores the impact of climate change on the food security and livelihoods of small-scale farmers in Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal and Zimbabwe Laiza Mukute’s 14-hectare plot is a pale shadow…

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TNH
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28 Dec 2017

Zimbabwe

Bumper Zimbabwe harvest prompts bigger bet on “command agriculture”

Critics argue the centralised subsidy scheme has some major gaps and is unsustainable By Tawanda Majoni Zimbabwe is expected to harvest 2.1 million metric tonnes of maize this year after good rains followed successive El Niño-induced droughts. For…

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TNH
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24 Dec 2017

Zimbabwe

Seed banks help Zimbabwe’s farmers tackle climate change

“Seed security is food security” is something of a mantra in developing world agronomy circles. In Zimbabwe, the adage is gradually being put into action by promoting the use of indigenous small grains threatened with extinction…

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TNH
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08 Nov 2017

Zimbabwe

Mind the gap: Why Zimbabwean researchers need to work with farmers

Sally Nyakanyanga Freelance journalist based in Harare Author Notes Part of a special project that explores the impact of climate change on the food security and livelihoods of small-scale farmers in Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal and Zimbabwe GWANDA, 4 August 2017 Maize…

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TNH
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19 Aug 2017

Zimbabwe

Climate-friendly farming solution fizzles in Zimbabwe

Best intentions don’t always translate into best practice, as David Dzama found out to his cost. At first, conservation agriculture seemed liked the solution to the climate change-linked problems facing the smallholder farmer in Zimbabwe’s Seke…

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TNH
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19 Jul 2017

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