Zimbabwe: Grain Revolution – Finger Millet and Livelihood Transformation in Rural Zimbabwe

allAfrica (November 3, 2014) | Food shortages are the root cause of poverty in Zimbabwe’s Gutu district. Rainfall is generally low and erratic. In most places the soil is sandy and over-cultivated. High population density means that the vast majority of the district’s 40,000 households are restricted to farming on small plots.