Follow CAP on Social Media

Listen to the CAP Podcast

Chinese-owned Farms Struggle to Help Improve Food Security in Zimbabwe

Strategic investments by the Chinese enterprises in Zimbabwe's agriculture sector face mounting challenges that are scuttling plans to assist the southern African country's erstwhile foothold as a net food producer. The Sino-Zim ventures were launched with the aim of assisting the southern African country's struggling food security ...

Is Training Farmers in China the Answer to Turning Around Zimbabwe’s Beleaguered Agriculture Sector?

As part of an effort to assist subsistence farmers in Zimbabwe, an initiative to expose them to viable agro-business models and farming practices has for the past four years taken the villagers to China for training to learn how they can contribute to the country's food security ...

Zimbabwe Hopes Chinese Technology Can Help Revive its Ailing Agricultural Sector

Zimbabwean farmers have long relied on traditional knowledge systems to read the climate and decide when to head for the fields at the start of what they consider the rainy season and prepare for planting. However, despite successive poor harvests caused ...