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Engendering the Paravet model: Women challenge gender stereotypes

The dry climate in Mwenezi, Masvingo region in Zimbabwe is not particularly suitable for crop production, hence farmers in these districts rely on livestock production for their livelihoods. Due to the high prevalence of livestock in the area, they highly depend on veterinarians’ expertise to manage their livestock. To access services such as dehorning, castration, …

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Promoting women’s agricultural literacy for improved food security

Empowering women farmers can serve as a transformative tool to boost food production, while engaging women as leaders and agents of change in decision-making can engender a much-needed paradigm shift in the discourse on food security. Such are the stories of Betty Shumba, a mother of two who resides in ward 13 Mwenezi district, and …

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Curbing Malnutrition: The Care Group Approach pays off in Mat South

By Caroline Chiimba Malnutrition among children and women of childbearing has been high in Matebeleland South Province for the past decade with Global Acute Malnutrition (GAM) rates reaching 11% according to the ZIMVAC results of 2022. This therefore calls for more comprehensive strategies to curb nutritional deficit in the area. Through the Enhanced Resilience for …

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Tsotso Stove, Making life easier for Rural Women

Women spend most of their time on unpaid work. As a way of providing local solutions for the rural women who spend most of their time fetching firewood, Nutrition Action Zimbabwe introduced heat-efficient clay stoves in rural Zvishavane to lessen the burden while promoting good nutritional practices. In line with this year’s International Women’s day …

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Hygiene and basic nutrition trainings set to improve nutrition and hygiene outcomes.

The FARM Activity trained 65 farmers, 62 % females and 40 % youths, from Shingiriro Yebudiriro Producer Group in Ward 2, Gwamatenga and Rumwanjiva clusters in Ward 6 of Mwenezi district of Masvingo province, on optimal handwashing, soap making, dietary diversity and meal demonstrations for improved nutrition and hygiene outcomes. The three groups are under …

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