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    Image:IISD SOON after Independence in 1980, Julius Nyerere the late founding president of Tanzania, on a visit to Zimbabwe said to Robert Mugabe, who was then the prime minister, “My friend, you have inherited a jewel, do not tarnish it.” Ceteris Paribus:Eben mabunda Something happened to that “jewel” and it lost its lustre. The big ...
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    HILENI NEMBWAYA and NGHIINOMENWA ERASTUS LIVESTOCK IMPORT … The declining number of cattle sold is threatening the country’s supply to the European, Chinese and American markets. THE strategy Namibia has relied on for years to revive its cattle herd will take longer this time, risking the country losing its newly established export markets. Marketing of ...
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    Photo:ISTOCK BY STEPHANIE OSMANSKI/ What’s more rewarding than watching the birdfeeder in your backyard or even attracting a handsome little hummingbird with sugar-water nectar? (Not going to lie, both of those are pretty rewarding…) Reaping the seeds that you sow yourself. Yes, I’m talking about gardening. In my personal experience, there are two types of ...
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    Photo credit: ICRC / Florian Seriex   Marel is donating 1 million euro to the Red Cross who will use the funds to improve the food security of the most vulnerable communities in South Sudan. In South Sudan, millions face food insecurity, increasing the risk of malnutrition, especially among children. “The support provided by Marel ...
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    By: JASON DEIGN;Zimbabwe’s Nhimbe Fresh has invested in solar and batteries to keep irrigation pumps and cold-storage systems running during grid blackouts. (Credit: Sun Exchange) “Exponential growth” predicted for solar on farms as growers seek cheaper, more reliable energy. Insiders predict agricultural companies could become major adopters of solar power in Africa as farmers seek ...
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    Johannes Loubser Fair Cape Dairies’ farmer, Johannes Loubser, has again been recognised as National Master Dairyman of the Year 2020 at the Agricultural Research Council’s annual National Dairy Performers Awards. This is the fourth time that Johannes has been recognised as National Master Dairyman of the Year, an achievement that no other dairyman in South ...
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