Improving production through agri-business hubs

Sondelani Ranching is establishing agri-business hubs for chicken, contract farming in horticulture in the districts of Guruve, Mt. Darwin, Makoni, Mutasa, Mutare, Kwekwe and Gokwe South. The Project is running from January 2016 to February 2017 with the objective of providing farmers with holistic services including input markets, logistic support, training and output markets. The … Continue reading Improving production through agri-business hubs

Commercialisation of Smallholder Seed Production

Zimbabwe Super Seeds (ZSS) co-operative company is commercializing small holder seed production. Working in Mutasa and Makoni districts, ZSS activities will benefit 500 small holder farmers in contract farming of groundnut, maize and sugar bean seed production. To empower these farmers to become self sufficient, ZSS will provide foundation seed, seed agronomy, handling and management … Continue reading Commercialisation of Smallholder Seed Production

Helping farmers operate profitable livestock production businesses

Cooper Zimbabwe (1992) Private Limited and two consortia partners Makera Cattle Company and MC Meats are helping smallholder farming communities in Mt. Darwin, Mutare, Kwekwe and Shurugwi districts to increase their incomes from profitable livestock production. The project which is operating from March 2016 to February 2017 has the objectives of improving livestock input supply … Continue reading Helping farmers operate profitable livestock production businesses

Gender and Markets Workshop (14-15 June 2016), Cresta Lodge

Oxfam is organising a Gender and Markets Workshop on 14 to 15 June 2016 at the Cresta Lodge in Harare.  At the recent LFSP Project Management Committee (PMC) meeting held in May 2016, it was recommended that Oxfam supports both the LFSP Results Framework and Markets Development (MD) component with regards to mainstreaming gender. The … Continue reading Gender and Markets Workshop (14-15 June 2016), Cresta Lodge