Infographic: Markets Development support to the coffee value chain

Zimbabwe’s coffee is regarded highly and fetches a high premium on the global market. However, production has been on the decline due to a number of constraints. LFSP’s Markets Development component seeks to revitalise coffee production in Zimbabwe through improving access to agricultural inputs, post-harvest processing and access to export markets. LFSP has developed an … Continue reading Infographic: Markets Development support to the coffee value chain

Infographic: Markets Development support to the goats value chain

Goats are a critical value chain supported under the LFSP’s Markets Development component. Improving goat production provides a basis for agribusiness development in rural communities, helping transform the livelihoods of smallholder farmers. The LFSP’s Markets Development interventions are assisting farmers to improve goat production and access to markets as the farmers shift from subsistence goat … Continue reading Infographic: Markets Development support to the goats value chain

Plastic Pays: Securing smallholder incomes through mobile money and card payments

 Navigating cash shortages and illiquidity in Zimbabwe. The economy has been a real worry for many people in Zimbabwe for several years. The economic downturn has led to illiquidity, cash shortages, inflation and subdued economic activity. This has an impact across the country with as many as 43% of Zimbabweans describing their economic situation as … Continue reading Plastic Pays: Securing smallholder incomes through mobile money and card payments

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