In 2019, Zimbabwe lost more than 21,400 cattle to drought. Most animals starved due to depleted grazing and diminished water sources. To find ways for farmers to protect their herds as climate change brings more frequent droughts, the Zimbabwe Livelihoods and Food Security Programme (LFSP) launched a fodder production and supplementary feeding drive. The LFSP … Continue reading Preventing livestock death using locally available materials.
BY DONALD T. CHIDOORI, COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST Intensive fish farming relies on the use of properly balanced feeds which in turn, are based on a variety of high-quality ingredients such as soyameal, fishmeal and fish oil. However, following challenges in securing soya meal in 2019, farmers had difficulties in accessing feed as prices soared beyond their … Continue reading The Black Soldier Fly : A Lower-Cost Protein Source Alternative for Feeding Fish
The Pfumvudza concept helps farmers produce enough food for an entire household using limited land, water & other resources. Find out how to setup your own from plot from this video
For some the government-initiated lockdown to combat the Covid – 19 pandemic represented a lockdown on their income generating activities. That is not so with Nhamo Mutukwa of Chekenyu Village, Ward 8, Shurugwi. In an inspiring story, Mutukwa is modelling a way for making money for his community at a time many are crying over … Continue reading COVID-19: Smallholder Farmers Step into the Food Supply Gap