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Zimbabwe moves towards food water security

Zimbabwe has recorded an improvement in food security over the past few years, a development which fits in with Vision 2030 prospects of ensuring the country becomes a middle-income economy.  According to the Zimbabwe Statistics Agency (ZimStat), the percentage of households with improved drinking water sources at national level stands at 84,4 percent.

ZimStat director-general Mr Taguma Mahonde said among key highlights of the Zimbabwe Food Security Fact Sheet, there had been improvements in the consumption of fruits and vegetables both in rural and urban areas.  "An average of 84,4 percent of households have improved drinking water sources and figures stand at 96 percent in urban areas and 74,9 percent in rural areas. Another highlight is that the percentage of households with improved sanitation facilities at the national level is 71,7 percent," he said.


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