Policy Brief on Smallholder Productivity and Subsidies – Policy Issues, Opportunities and Recommendations for Zimbabwe

The majority of smallholder farmers in Zimbabwe cultivate very small plots, with 40-52 percent cultivating less than 1 hectare (Ha) and 70-75 percent cultivating less than 2Ha. This means any agricultural and food security strategy that does not recognize this structure will likely be ineffective to achieve inclusive and broad-based poverty reduction and agricultural growth. … Continue reading Policy Brief on Smallholder Productivity and Subsidies – Policy Issues, Opportunities and Recommendations for Zimbabwe

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’s productivity and profitability through smallholder … Continue reading Promoting Sustainable Goat Businesses