Agriculture

Govt acquires 700k tns food for work

Govt acquires 700k tns food for work

Govt acquires 700k tns food for work grain: GOVERNMENT has acquired 700 000 metric tones of grain from Zambia and overseas for the drought relief program, Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare Minister, Prisca Mupfumira, has said. The minister said eight rural provinces were going to receive the grain as […]

US to feed half a million Zimbabweans

US to feed half a million Zimbabweans

US to feed half a million Zimbabweans: NEARLY half a million Zimbabweans will continue to receive food aid for another six months after the United States provided an extra $20 million to help ease hunger in twelve of the country’s districts hit by the worst drought in a generation. An […]

Mangoma: $200m needed to regain bread basket status

Mangoma: $200m needed to regain bread basket status

Mangoma: $200m needed to regain bread basket status: RENEWAL Democrats of Zimbabwe President, Elton Mangoma, says Zimbabwe needs $200 million for it to regain her former Southern Africa bread basket status. Zimbabwe has been facing food deficit since 2000 when President Robert Mugabe’s administration evicted white commercial farmers from their […]

Drought Relief Donors say no funds yet

Drought Relief Donors say no funds yet

Drought Relief Donors say no funds yet: AID agencies say funding remains the greatest challenge to their efforts to provide humanitarian food aid to Zimbabweans who are afflicted by hunger after an El-Nino induced drought that has left up to 4 million people in need of assistance. In separate responses […]