May 9, 2019

Going Organic in a day

May 9, 2019

Prioritizing the financing of the agricultural sector towards realizing Zimbabwe’s new economic thrust under ZimAset

Zimbabwe’s agriculture is critical for a country that largely depends on it for employment, incomes and food security. Yet, for many years, the sector has struggled […]
May 7, 2019

The regulation of pulse seed production: implications for smallholder farmers

One of the leading 20th century philosophers Ayn Rand opined in one of her controversial essays on compromise that, ‘in any union between food and poison, […]
May 5, 2019

Why not cassava in the food security equation or as a biofuel contestant for Zimbabwe?

Opportunities facing the cassava subsector are that there is renewed interest among various players including government, NGOs and international research centers and donors aimed at boosting […]
May 5, 2019

Inclusive Agricultural Investments: Let’s Acknowledge the Role of Women

Attending the highly attended Agricultural Investment, Gender and Land in Africa (AIGLIA) March 2014 Conference held in Cape Town, South Africa was highly insightful to my […]
May 5, 2019

Zimbabwe’s cassava story: “resistance”, “ignorance” or just “unfamiliarity” amidst food in Zimbabwe

Personal Reflections on the ZABC Cassava Initiative Yes we can innovate with cassava! In the last few months, a small Zimbabwean consortium called the Zimbabwe Agricultural […]
April 21, 2019

Breaking institutional barriers

Female entrepreneurs are a formidable force in Zimbabwe’s rural areas. Despite the fact that most are only seen as subsistence farmers, women are the main traders […]
October 30, 2017

Rethinking usage and benefits of traditional medicine in Zimbabwe in a context of intellectual property rights

Abstract The global market for traditional medicine is over US $60 billion and some of the essential medical drugs like quinine and salicylic acid came from […]