Last year (2019) farmers lost a number of livestock due to drought induced starvation. To mitigate against this #LFSP capacitated farmers to produce fodder crops like velvet beans & lablab; as well as value add crop residues for livestock feeding in the dry season. Here are the results in Pictures!
07 April 2020 – Mt Darwin Jireh Poultry (Incubation and hatchery) – bailing Lablab for Livestock feed during leaner times
11 April 2020 – Livestock Feed processing by farmers in Kwekwe District. Bush meal special
14 April 2020 – Farmer Lablab Plot in Mutare District nearly ready for harvesting
15 April 2020 – Farmers in Shurugwi District making Hay while the sun still shines
21 April 2020 – Mr. Matava , ward 30 Gokwe South baling velvet beans (Mucuna) that was used as a cover crop for a maize Pfumvudza crop. Sustainable crop-livestock integration
22 April 2020 – Ward 33 Silobela, Kwekwe District, Farmers collected 20 bags of acacia and leucaena from Mazebe Fodder site for feed processing .
April 2020 – Urea stover treatment in Mutare district. Urea treatment results in improved protein content & digestibility.