Environment

3 years ago | January 17, 2016

Rabbit production: cheaper way of empowering communities

Tendai Chara As soon as he arrives at his modest home in one of Harare’s medium-density suburbs, Mr Mike Medicine Gwara, ...

3 years ago | January 10, 2016

Are GMOs the answer to droughts?

A scorching drought in Southern Africa that has led to widespread crop failure could nudge African nations to finally ...

Hunting for dinosaurs in Zim’s wilderness

Lisa Grainger It is 4.30pm on a Thursday in September and my party is getting crotchety. We have been travelling through ...

3 years ago | December 27, 2015

Confronting a monster called El Niño

Livingstone Marufu How do you deal with something as fickle and destructive as El Niño? The World Food Programme’s plan ...

3 years ago | December 13, 2015

Farmers adopt drought tolerant seed varieties

Africa Moyo FARMERS have shifted to heat tolerant and early maturing seed varieties to alleviate the impact of the ...

3 years ago | December 6, 2015

Getting the best out of green gold

Shepard Ndlela and Susan Dimbi Tobacco production is one of the most profitable enterprises in Zimbabwe. However, pests ...

3 years ago | November 8, 2015

Africa’s struggles with climate change

Harmony Agere Zimbabwe, just like many other African countries, is struggling to adapt to climate change and has had to ...

3 years ago | November 1, 2015

Putting Africa at centre of climate change

Harmony Agere in Vic Falls African leaders and heads of agencies meeting for the Fifth Conference on Climate Change and ...

3 years ago | October 25, 2015

New programmes to boost food security

Tendai Chara Each year on October 16, World Food Day, people come together to declare their commitment to eradicating ...

3 years ago | October 18, 2015

Zim’s largest elephant shot dead

“We hunters have thick skins and we know what the greenies will say. This elephant was probably 60 years old and had ...

3 years ago | September 6, 2015

Beneficiation, value addition get thumbs-up

In his maiden State of the Nation Address since the adoption of the new constitution, President Mugabe proposed a ...

4 years ago | August 23, 2015

Tindo: The world’s first solar bus

Takaendesa Denhere Buses provide an essential service and are indispensable in public transportation. They play a ...

4 years ago | July 12, 2015

Energy from nature

Takaendesa Denhere Energy is the most important element in the whole universe, particularly earth. It is what keeps the ...

4 years ago | June 21, 2015

URBAN GREENERY: A tale of the Lungs of Harare

THE sound of birds singing sweetly is enough to make just about anyone fall in love with nature.