Amid water scarcity: Plot owners in Bulawayo turn to groundwater for farming

Zimbabwe's second main city has long faced water troubles, effectively stifling agricultural activity. Water shedding has been a daily reality, putting brakes on any ambitious farming activities at a time when many here are turning to agriculture as a means of self-sufficiency. While some low-density areas established during the[...]

By Marko Phiri|17th October 2023|Categories: Articles, Resource management|Tags: , , , |

Small grains provide hope for female traders in Zimbabwe

While Zimbabwe's smallholder farmers have been slow in embracing large-scale production of small grains such as millet and sorghum, women who have taken up growing such crops have found a ready market in Bulawayo where traditional foods are in demand. Thokozile Mabuza is a fifty something year old widow[...]

By Sheré Holtzhausen|16th August 2023|Categories: Articles, Crop production|Tags: , , , , |
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