What prospects for the next generation of rural Zimbabweans?

After the brief interlude last week, this blog concludes the series of five pieces on youth in the new resettlement areas. Our studies across Zimbabwe have...

Resettled Zimbabwe farmers left high and dry

Ten years ago, former bricklayer Samuel Musengi was allocated a nine-hectare plot to cultivate in Zimbabwe...

Zimbabwe’s communities fight climate change through community livelihoods project

MAKONI WEST, Zimbabwe-Many women in Zimbabwe’s rural communities used to spend most their time either lazing...

Diverse life courses: difficult choices for young people in rural Zimbabwe

To get a sense of how livelihoods are composed, we must look over time, and get...

Maize Marketing in Zimbabwe

Maize or “Corn” as it known in other jurisdictions is a crop developed from a plant...

How are the children of Zimbabwe’s land reform beneficiaries making a living?

How have young people who grew up on farms allocated to their parents as part of...

Zimbabwe helps drought-stricken farmers grow more maize

HARARE, ZIMBABWE —In Zimbabwe, a tractor loaded with tobacco arrives at an auction floor in Harare...

After drought, Zimbabwe contends with fall armyworm invasion

It was first detected in Africa barely a year ago, yet the fall armyworm, a type...

Young people and agriculture: implications for post-land reform Zimbabwe

‘Youth’ have recently become the centre of development debates, particularly around African agriculture. A poorly defined...

Control stamps obligatory for tobacco

Maputo (AIM) – In an attempt to stamp out contraband, the Mozambican Tax Authority (AT) has...

EXCLUSIVE: Mugabe gives more land to ex-freedom fighters ahead of 2018 vote

Harare – Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is promising to give more land to the country's former...

Land audits: a tricky technical and political challenge

A major task of Zimbabwe’s new Land Commission will be to undertake periodic audits of land...

How women farmers are battling climate change in Zimbabwe

Chengetai Zonke lost much of her maize crop to drought last year. When it came to...

Underutilised land in Zimbabwe: not a new problem

There has been a long debate in Zimbabwe about whether the nation’s arable land is being...

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