Maggot farming creates entrepreneurs, saves farming costs in Zimbabwe

Instead, Munondo, like several other maggot entrepreneurs, has become more of an employer after he set up a maggot plot of land just a year after he received training in farming the worms.
By Jeffrey Moyo Jun. 2, 2024

Villagers sell their livestock for a song

Zimbabwe is going through a severe drought amid fears that more livestock could die as the effects of climate change wreak havoc across the country.
By Sharon Sibindi Apr. 7, 2024

High rabbit pellets prices choke Zimbabwe farmers

Rabbit farming has emerged as a vital sector for creating employment, particularly in peri-urban and rural areas
By Mthandazo Nyoni Apr. 5, 2024

Alternative farming ways during drought

These alternatives not only offer resilience in the face of a drought, but also provide a sustainable pathway towards ensuring food security for both animals and humans.
By Kudakwashe Gwabanayi Mar. 28, 2024

Digital transformation key to Africa’s food security

Young farmers like Nomaliso Musasiwa, a female farmer of Fresh in a Box have bemoaned prolonged power cuts as a threat to the use of technology to boost agricultural activities in Zimbabwe.
By Evans Mathanda Feb. 4, 2024

Mat South declares war on rustlers

Police said 457 cases were recorded during the period with Gwanda recording 43% of the cases, while 551 cases had been recorded in the same period in 2022.
By Silas Nkala Jan. 4, 2024

30 dealers arrested for selling free seed, fertiliser

Many communal farmers that are being discouraged by the long stretch of scorching heat between November and December rushed to sell their seed and fertilisers for a song.
By Problem Masau Dec. 24, 2023

Poor water harvesting techniques costly

A 2019 study revealed that climate change had worsened the already precarious living conditions of many smallholder farmers who depend on rain-fed agriculture in Zimbabwe.
By Kudakwashe Gwabanayi Dec. 15, 2023

Govt pushes for smart farming

With increased weather phenomenon such as the El Niño-induced drought, calls for smart farming and climate change adaptation practices in agriculture are being made.
By Melody Chikono Dec. 14, 2023