Manicaland encouraged to plant indigenous trees to curb climate change

Tanaka Makuwaza |  6 months ago | local

A local organization has challenged people in Manicaland to prioritize growing of indigenous trees and maintenance of the forests as part of measures to curb effects of climate change. Chikukwa ecological land use community Trust Programs Officer, Patience Sithole also encouraged growing of traditional grains in drought prone regions as adaptation to climate change. Chimanimani Agronomist, Lazarus Nhamarare echoed same sentiments saying they are working together with various development partners to spearhead climate change adaptation and mitigatory measures in the district consisting agro-ecology and agroforestry. Zimbabwe recently participated at the cop26 summit where global nations met to share ideas on how to militate against climate change.