USAID, Mercy Corps Announce USD3 million Food Security Project For Zim

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) under its ELEVATE project has availed US$3 million to alleviate food insecurity in Makoni, Mutasa and Mutoko districts. By Kuda Pembere The project to be implemented by Mercy Corps, a humanitarian organisation will run for a year targeting 27 844 food insecure households. “ELEVATE focuses on improving the immediate and long-term access and availability of food for vulnerable communities, helping communities cope, adapt, and thrive in the face of shocks and stresses. The project builds on decades of work between USAID and…

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Integrated Nutrition And WASH Project Transforms Binga Fortunes

NUTRITION is a basic human right and has been identified as the most pertinent and key component in ensuring countries achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS), hence the need for a multisectoral nutrition security approach towards realising nutrition goals for citizens. By Michael Gwarisa in Binga Despite most governments including Zimbabwe having committed to advancing nutrition centered solutions as well as ending malnutrition by the year 2030, more still needs to be done to realise this vision. In Binga, the issue of food insecurity as a result of reoccurring droughts has…

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