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  • Rainfall characteristics in the five natural regions of Zimbabwe

    Zimbabwe is a landlocked country in the Southern Africa region with an area of over 390 000 km2. It is bordered by Zambia, Mozambique, South Africa, Botswana and Namibia (Figure 1). It is situated between 15 and 22° south latitude and 26 and 34° east longitude. Climatic conditions are largely sub-tropical with one rainy season, between […]

  • 19 600 farmers have so far received adequate inputs

    More than 19 600 farmers have so far received adequate inputs from Government’s specialised import substitution maize (Command Agriculture), the Zanu-PF Politburo heard yesterday.. Most farmers have started planting while others are intensifying land preparations. Speaking after the Zanu-PF Politburo meeting in Harare yesterday, the party’s secretary for administration Cde Ignatius Chombo said the Command Agriculture [...]