FACT SHEET: LFSP Pfumvudza Performance Results for 2019/20 Season

During the 2019/20 season, LFSP piloted Pfumvudza plots to promote low input agricultural systems in response to the consecutive poor rainfall seasons and inflationary macro-economic environment. This drive saw 53,004 farmers from the three LFSP clusters in Manicaland, Midlands and Mashonaland Central undergo training on the Pfumvudza plots concept, with 9,281 going on to apply … Continue reading FACT SHEET: LFSP Pfumvudza Performance Results for 2019/20 Season

FACT SHEET: Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture Programming in Zimbabwe

This brief summarizes a comprehensive report on Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture Programming in Zimbabwe drawing lessons from the Zimbabwe Livelihoods and Food Security Programme. Any omissions are not intended to dilute the richness of evidence presented in the comprehensive report that is available on request. FACT SHEET_Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture Programming in ZimbabweDownload

Beating Vitamin A deficiency

By Daphne Machiri The orange flesh sweet potato (OFSP) has shown huge potential in boosting food security and fighting vitamin A deficiency. These sweet potatoes have a classic deep orange colour. In the country, HarvestPlus Zimbabwe, in collaboration with the Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Water and Rural Resettlement, has embarked on a nutrition campaign to … Continue reading Beating Vitamin A deficiency

Mobile app helps with LFSP data collection

COSMOS (Coffey Spatial Mobile Solution) is a new mobile data collection tool created specifically to transform the way international development organisations conduct evaluation and research projects around the world. It has been designed and built using the revolutionary capabilities of today‚Äôs mobile technology and provides field workers with a modern, robust and easy to use … Continue reading Mobile app helps with LFSP data collection