Local groups and the UN help Zim farmers amid ongoing drought
The international Green Climate Fund has approved a $26.6m grant to scale up climate-resilient agriculture in Zimbabwe
Bulawayo — After long-running drought slashed their harvests, small-scale farmers in Lupane, western Zimbabwe, decided to switch away from irrigating their fields by flooding them, which wastes huge amounts of water.
They tested out more precise drip-irrigation that saves water by delivering it to plants efficiently, while monitoring soil moisture and temperature with pressure sensors...
Would you like to comment on this article?
Sign up (it's quick and free) or sign in now.
Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.