A Zimbabwean farmer walks through his maize field outside Harare [File: Philimon Bulawayo/Reuters]
A decade ago, Lloyd Gweshengwe migrated to Zimbabwe’s Eastern Highlands, lured by the region’s abundant rainfall, fertile soils and good grazing land for his livestock.
In the low-lying, parched areas of Gutaurare area in Manicaland province, where Gweshengwe used to live, rain-fed agriculture was longer sustainable. Recurring droughts would frequently wiped out crops, while clean water sources would dry up.
Droughts or storms? The dire dilemma of Zimbabwe climate migrants | Agriculture | Al Jazeera