NURTURING ANIMALS AND CAPABILITIES: How Livestock Rearing Is Supporting Livelihoods and Feeding the Minds and Stomachs of the Young and Old

Diversified diets and business strategies The UK’s Department for International Development’s (DFID) Livelihoods and Food Security Programme (LFSP) in Zimbabwe is working with partners along agricultural value chains to improve livelihoods and food security while boosting agribusiness. The £47,635,000 initiative works with farmers, businesses and other market actors to ensure that households and communities are better able to exploit viable opportunities.

Though farming continues to be subject to fluctuations and shocks, by improving information flows and through labour saving measures, productivity can increase to reduce food insecurity and build community resilience. In addition, training opportunities and group farming expose smallholders to a greater variety of produce and commercial links.

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