Over 300, 000 Zambians face hunger due to partial drought

Over 300, 000 Zambians face hunger due to partial drought »

25 Jul, 2015
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Over 300, 000 Zambians have been left vulnerable to food insecurity because of last season’s partial drought, a government report says. The government through the office of the Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit undertook a vulnerability assessment study whose report also suggests among others measures such as food relief distribution and diversified food crop cultivation as credible measures to assist those in need.

Dr Phiri encourages SASSCAL to boost research

Dr Phiri encourages SASSCAL to boost research »

20 Feb, 2014
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The Minister of Education, Science, Vocational Training and Early Childhood Dr. John Phiri has encouraged South Africa Science Service Centre for Climate Change and Adaptive Land Management (SASSCAL) to double their research efforts. Dr. Phiri was speaking during the handover ceremony of 10 Automatic Weather Stations (AWS) by the Germany Federal Government worth 50 million Euros at the University of Zambia recently.