LFSP-APN develops production guide for small grains

Small grains are useful economic and food crop especially for communities living in agro-ecological zones III, IV and V in Zimbabwe because they are tolerant to semi-drought conditions. Their significance in these areas is more critical now given the challenges presented by climate change. The LFSP's Agricultural Productivity and Nutrition (APN) Component has produced a quick … Continue reading LFSP-APN develops production guide for small grains

APN component develops cowpeas production guide

Cowpeas are grown as a low- input crop by many smallholder farmers in Zimbabwe. Its leaves are an important vegetable while the seeds are also nutritious grain in the diets of smallholder households; providing plant protein. However, yields of cowpea remain low for many farming communities across the country mainly due to poor husbandry practices, … Continue reading APN component develops cowpeas production guide

Infographic: Markets Development support to the groundnuts value chain

Groundnuts are an important value chain supported under the LFSP’s Market Developments component. The value chain has a huge import substitution potential as large quantities of peanuts imported from Malawi into Zimbabwe’s markets are not favoured by local processors who prefer local varieties. The LFSP’s Markets Development component is exploiting this opportunity and making a … Continue reading Infographic: Markets Development support to the groundnuts value chain

Soya bean training manual now available for Zimbabwe’s farmers

Soya bean is one of the value chains promoted by the LFSP’s APN component. In order to assist farmers to become successful in soya bean production, a manual has been developed to help them understand the importance of soyabeans and its uses and how typical contraints during its production can be addressed. This guide has … Continue reading Soya bean training manual now available for Zimbabwe’s farmers