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

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