drought.jpgThe Hwedza community has called on government to urgently avail food relief to avert starvation as some areas have failed to harvest anything this current season since the rains were erratic.

Others castigated legislators whom they accused of abandoning their constituencies once elected a situation they said has led to people’s needs failing to be known by central government.


Most parts of the country have this year been affected by drought due to erratic rains.


Despite the realisation that irrigation provides the answer to Zimbabwe’s drought problems, not much funds have been availed towards this sector.


Global warming has caused inconsistent rainfall patterns and experts have called for serious investment in irrigation projects.