Sorghum production guide

Sorghum is a traditionally important crop in Zimbabwe that can be grown in marginal areas where maize my not thrive. Sorghum is more nutritious than maize and is rich in carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals. It contains dietary fibre and has higher protein, calcium and iron content. In Zimbabwe sorghum is an important cereal crop ranked … Continue reading Sorghum production guide

Shona guide on how to avoid Aflatoxin

Aflatoxin is a type of mold that is considered a human carcinogen. It’s found in certain commonly eaten foods including groundnuts and maize, and is most harmful to these foods in Zimbabwe. In Zimbabwe many farming communities pile the remains of harvested grain plants to decompose in areas with high moisture and high temperatures. This promotes … Continue reading Shona guide on how to avoid Aflatoxin

LFSP-APN develops production guide for small grains

Small grains are useful economic and food crop especially for communities living in agro-ecological zones III, IV and V in Zimbabwe because they are tolerant to semi-drought conditions. Their significance in these areas is more critical now given the challenges presented by climate change. The LFSP's Agricultural Productivity and Nutrition (APN) Component has produced a quick … Continue reading LFSP-APN develops production guide for small grains