Zimbabwe women

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: , , , , |

Zimbabwe city women upscale urban farming

At a time when food insecurity is also affecting urban residents in Zimbabwe, some women are turning pieces of land into thriving agriculture plots, growing anything from maize to vegetables, and even producing fish. Aid agencies say a growing number of people in Zimbabwe's urban areas are food insecure,[...]

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

Zimbabwe women fish for economic answers

by Marko Phiri Fisheries in Zimbabwe are providing women with livelihoods against odds brought by economic hardships, climate change, and competition from male fishmongers. Selling fish has long been a source of income for women, but with current unemployment levels, more and more women are trying their hand at[...]

By Specialist Writer|10th August 2023|Categories: Articles, Resource management|Tags: , , |
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