Tag: Ian Scoones

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Rural livelihoods in the pandemic: notes from Zimbabwe 

Rural livelihoods in the pandemic: notes from Zimbabwe 

Source: Rural livelihoods in the pandemic: notes from Zimbabwe | zimbabweland Half a million people have now been vaccinated in Zimbabwe, but this ...
Beyond the silver bullet solution: towards a ‘systems agronomy’ perspective

Beyond the silver bullet solution: towards a ‘systems agronomy’ perspective

Source: Beyond the silver bullet solution: towards a ‘systems agronomy’ perspective | zimbabweland The previous two blogs (here and here) have disc ...
Conservation agriculture: latest experiences from Zimbabwe

Conservation agriculture: latest experiences from Zimbabwe

Source: Conservation agriculture: latest experiences from Zimbabwe | zimbabweland In the last blog, I introduced the Pfumvudza programme in Zimba ...
Can the Pfumvudza conservation agriculture programme deliver food security in Zimbabwe? 

Can the Pfumvudza conservation agriculture programme deliver food security in Zimbabwe? 

Source: Can the Pfumvudza conservation agriculture programme deliver food security in Zimbabwe? | zimbabweland It looks like it’s going to be a goo ...
FAO recognises farmer-led irrigation as a major contributor to agricultural development

FAO recognises farmer-led irrigation as a major contributor to agricultural development

Buried deep in a long report on water and agriculture by FAO – the flagship state of food and agriculture report of 2020 – there is a really important ...
Medium-scale commercial farming in Zimbabwe: how has it fared since land reform? 

Medium-scale commercial farming in Zimbabwe: how has it fared since land reform? 

Source: Medium-scale commercial farming in Zimbabwe: how has it fared since land reform? | zimbabweland We have a new open access paper out in the  ...
The rich people’s virus? Latest reflections from Zimbabwe 

The rich people’s virus? Latest reflections from Zimbabwe 

Source: The rich people’s virus? Latest reflections from Zimbabwe | zimbabweland A few weeks back Oxfam released a major report, ‘The Inequality Vi ...
Can South Africa help find a way out of Zimbabwe’s on-going crises? 

Can South Africa help find a way out of Zimbabwe’s on-going crises? 

I don’t know how many times this blog has commented on the worsening economic and political crises in Zimbabwe. It seems to be never-ending and still ...
Lockdown politics: reflections from Zimbabwe

Lockdown politics: reflections from Zimbabwe

Source: Lockdown politics: reflections from Zimbabwe | zimbabweland Last week, the blog looked at the COVID-19 situation in Zimbabwe. The situation ...
Unequal land, unequal societies 

Unequal land, unequal societies 

Source: Unequal land, unequal societies | zimbabweland A really important report from the International Land Coalition and Oxfam is just out called ...
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