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Building Community Resilience through Nurturing Harmony with Nature

Resting at the bank of the Save River, Mr. Wiseman Ngwazi Tagurana, a conservationist and community leader recalls the physical confrontations and other ugly incidents that were common-place in the area as rival groups competed over access to the resource-rich Zivembava island forest and the river. more


Celebrating organic farming in Zimbabwe

16 Jun 2014

It is celebration time for the 450 members of Makoni Organic Farmers Association (MOFA), residents of a rural community in Zimbabwe who are literally making waves globally after winning the coveted Equator Prize 2014. Supported by the Global Environment Facility’s Small Grants Programme (GEFSGP) of more


Organic Farming Breaks New Ground

When he ventured into fish farming nearly six years ago, Mr. Philemon Geza, a former carpenter did not envision that this decision would herald a major turning point in his life. “I was barely making ends meet in Mbare where I was working but now fish farming has given me a lifeline because it offermore

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Africa Human Development Report 2012: Towards a Food Secure Future

The 2012 Human Development Report for Africa explores why dehumanizing hunger remains pervasive in the region, despite abundant agricultural resources, a favorable growing climate, and rapid economic growth rates.

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