Access to pulping machines saves labour for coffee farmers

The LFSP's Markets Development component is improving access to labour saving technologies for smallholder farmers in various ways. Through one of the private sector grantees (Zimbabwe Coffee Mill), over 300 farmers have moved away from their labour intensive rudimentary methods of primary processing of their coffee that greatly compromises quality resulting in inability to compete on … Continue reading Access to pulping machines saves labour for coffee farmers

Promoting Sustainable Goat Businesses

Bobster 558 Meats is promoting sustainable goat businesses under the LFSP in the district of Mt. Darwin. The project has two main objectives. Firstly, it is creating an enabling environment for smallholder farmers to engage in the goat business through a nucleus estate model. Secondly, it is promoting the company‚Äôs productivity and profitability through smallholder … Continue reading Promoting Sustainable Goat Businesses

Promoting Goat Farming as a Business

Michview Enterprises is promoting sustainable farming of goats as a business in Mutare, Makoni, Kwekwe, Shurugwi, Gokwe South and Mt. Darwin districts. The objective of the project which runs from March 2016 to February 2017 is to provide a sustainable link between smallholder farmers and lucrative goat meat markets both nationally and internationally. The project … Continue reading Promoting Goat Farming as a Business

Improving production through agri-business hubs

Sondelani Ranching is establishing agri-business hubs for chicken, contract farming in horticulture in the districts of Guruve, Mt. Darwin, Makoni, Mutasa, Mutare, Kwekwe and Gokwe South. The Project is running from January 2016 to February 2017 with the objective of providing farmers with holistic services including input markets, logistic support, training and output markets. The … Continue reading Improving production through agri-business hubs