FACT SHEET: Farmer managed supply of Acaricides to communal dip tanks: Results and Lessons learnt

The communal dipping programme has been significantly disrupted over the last years. A combination of a deteriorating socio-economic situation, recurrent droughts and climate change diminished the capacity of the Department of Veterinary Services (DVS)and farmers to sufficiently finance the procurement of acaricides. As a result, there was an increase in the prevalence of tick-borne diseases … Continue reading FACT SHEET: Farmer managed supply of Acaricides to communal dip tanks: Results and Lessons learnt

FACT SHEET: LFSP Pfumvudza Performance Results for 2019/20 Season

During the 2019/20 season, LFSP piloted Pfumvudza plots to promote low input agricultural systems in response to the consecutive poor rainfall seasons and inflationary macro-economic environment. This drive saw 53,004 farmers from the three LFSP clusters in Manicaland, Midlands and Mashonaland Central undergo training on the Pfumvudza plots concept, with 9,281 going on to apply … Continue reading FACT SHEET: LFSP Pfumvudza Performance Results for 2019/20 Season

FACT SHEET: Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture Programming in Zimbabwe

This brief summarizes a comprehensive report on Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture Programming in Zimbabwe drawing lessons from the Zimbabwe Livelihoods and Food Security Programme. Any omissions are not intended to dilute the richness of evidence presented in the comprehensive report that is available on request. FACT SHEET_Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture Programming in ZimbabweDownload

FACT SHEET: Farmer Field Schools capacitating communities to sustainably manage Fall Armyworm

The Livelihoods and Food Security Programme (LFSP) aims to improve food, nutrition and income security among 250,000 smallholder households (approximately 1,250,000 people) in 12 districts. It actively addresses the specific constraints facing smallholder farmers, particularly women that limit the productivity of their farms and their participation in markets. Trans-boundary invasive pests and diseases, notably the … Continue reading FACT SHEET: Farmer Field Schools capacitating communities to sustainably manage Fall Armyworm