Groundnuts post harvest, handling & storage Tips

Groundnuts are semi-perishable and are subject to quality losses during post harvesting, handling and storage, here are some TIPS from LFSP on groundnut post harvest management Groundnut physiological maturity Uproot one plant and closely observe: Yellowing and shedding of leaves Inside of the pods are brownish when opened Seed coat is thin with papery texture … Continue reading Groundnuts post harvest, handling & storage Tips

Kurima Mari #Lockdown Cooking Challenge

The Kurima Mari App was introduced by the Zimbabwe Livelihoods and Food Security Programme (LFSP). It has a nutrition section that includes a variety of recipes for indigenous dishes? Try out one of these recipes and stand a chance to win prizes. All you have to do is: 1. Download the Kurima Mari app (its … Continue reading Kurima Mari #Lockdown Cooking Challenge

Crisis Modifier Survival Feed Roll-out in EXTRA

The Chitubu Pen Fattening Group in Gokwe North was all smiles recently after receiving its first batch of a beef survival meal. The feed has been secured through the LFSP’s Crisis Modifier initiative. The group's 24 members will each get eighteen 50kg bags which will sustain their beasts until the full restoration of pastures. Areas such … Continue reading Crisis Modifier Survival Feed Roll-out in EXTRA

Youthful farmer reaps benefits from taking farming as a business

“I have heard people say that farming is for poor people. I agree but add the statement that it is for poor people so that they get rich. I can safely say that I am rich as I can afford to feed myself and my wife throughout the year. I also get a balanced diet … Continue reading Youthful farmer reaps benefits from taking farming as a business