Climate Smart Innovations to Improve Agriculture in Zimbabwe
ReliefWeb writes: "
STORY HIGHLIGHTS Changing weather patterns as a result of global warming are leaving farmers unable to predict the ideal conditions to plant their crops. A $1.5 million Climate Change Technical Assistance program is helping Zimbabwe fill knowledge gaps on how climate change is affecting agro-ecological zoning, irrigation, and livestock. The technical assistance also seeks to mainstream climate change into public investment planning and create a pipeline of bankable climate adaptation investments. BINDURA, March 2, 2017â”€ "It′s not looking good," says Geshmore Mushamba, a farmer from Bindura, 88 kilometers north-east of Harare. "Last year we had a late crop and harvested well. This year we decided on an early crop and the beans are struggling to survive. This year we are looking at one ton per hectare, compared to 15 tons last year."" />
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Letzte Änderung: Friday, 24-Mar-2017 17:05:57 CET