Zimbabwe Government To End Food Aid Program
CAJ News: Zimbabwe: Zim Plans to Discontinue Food Relief Scheme
“The Zimbabwean government will soon scrap the drought relief food aid to thousands of villagers in Masvingo in anticipation of bumper harvests. Government officials said following good rains forecasts had indicated that nearly all households would have enough food by the end of next month. … However, villagers in parts of Chiredzi and Chivi, which were ravaged by heavy floods, have expressed their disappointment over the plans to discontinue the relief program. They argued this will worsen their plight as rains had destroyed their crops…” (Pepukai, 3/13).