LUPANE, Zimbabwe 

Khethiwe Ndlovhu is a middle-aged woman hailing from one of Zimbabwe’s hottest regions. And, despite the blazing heat in her hometown, she has made remarkable strides in her agricultural ventures thanks to smart agriculture.

Ndlovhu, 55, is living in Lupane, a district of Matabeleland North province and she is a proud woman who has funded the education of her own children single-handedly through farming under what she terms “the toughest conditions.”

For many Zimbabweans, agriculture is the mainstay of their economies, but intermittent droughts and the impact of climate change through rises in temperature and reduced rainfall have

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