Monday, January 20, 2020

Artificial Insemination Improves Local Cattle Breeds Quality and Productivity

  Beef cattle farmers in Chipinge district, in Manicaland, have welcomed artificial insemination coupled with coupled with several good livestock management practices aimed at improving...

Livestock Development Programme Addresses Gender Issues

The Feed the Future Zimbabwe Livestock Development Programme in Chipinge South district, in Manicaland province, has helped address several gender mainstreaming issues and imbalances...

Access to Water Key for Smallholder Livestock and Agriculture Development

Zimbabwe has generally battled perennial water shortages, climate unpredictability, and drought induced crop and agriculture failures for many years. It is now very clear...

The Feed the future Livestock Programme Leverages the Herd Rationalization Model

In Zimbabwe it is cultural and prestigious to own large herds of generally unproductive cattle that consume the scarce veterinary, nutritive, and spatial resources...

Chipinge Beef Farmer Ready to Venture into Dairy Production

Innovative and successful beef farmer, and beneficiary of the USAID funded Feed the Future Livestock Development Programme, Mrs. Sunungurayi Godha Chidhakwa of Matandana Village,...

The Feed the Future Livestock Development Programme Benefit over 3600 Smallholder Farmers in Chipinge...

The USAID sponsored, and Fintrac implemented, Feed the Future Livestock Development programme has benefit over 3600 Smallholder Farmers in Chipinge South, in Manicaland, Zimbabwe....

The Feed the Future Livestock Development Programme Significantly Improve Smallholder Chipinge South Farmers

The USAID funded Feed the Future Livestock development programme implemented by Fintrac, meant to strengthen smallholder livestock production through training and availability of technical...

Feed the Future Zimbabwe Livestock Development Programme Improves Smallholder Food Security

Feed the Future Zimbabwe Livestock Development Programme is increasing incomes and food security for 3,000 beef and 2,000 dairy smallholder producers; improving hygiene and...

Zimbabwe joins the rest of the world in commemorating World Rabies Day

Zimbabwe joins the rest of the world in commemorating World Rabies Day on 28 September 2019 to prevent and fight against rising cases of...

Unlocking value for rural livestock- pen-fattening for better incomes

Development of communal cattle production is a sustainable way to improve the livelihoods of the rural population in Zimbabwe. Communal cattle production in Zimbabwe...

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Midlands Command Agriculture Grain Production Package Unveiled for the 2019-20 Season

The government has unveiled an integrated Command Agriculture support for farmers to till 20 000 to boost local food production and guarantee food security...
Side Bar Two
The Centre for Conflict Management and Transformation, (CCMT) has been instrumental in enhancing the management of Irrigation Schemes in the Midlands Province. The organisation assists farmers manage productive challenges between farmers and between the farmers and other institutions and stakeholders. The organisation has assisted farmers work together as teams in purchasing Agro-inputs, securing markets for their produce and decision making...
Insukamini Irrigation Scheme is the winner of the coveted National Irrigation Competition 2019 as part of the Zimbabwe Government integrated programme to increase investment on rehabilitation of irrigation infrastructure; increase food output from irrigated areas as well as establishment of new irrigation infrastructure. It has grown very evident that irrigation has become the most important productivity determinant in light of...
Rain fed agriculture has proved to be very unreliable and noncompetitive considering rising climate change impacts and vulnerability among smallholder and rural farmers in the country. To respond to the worsening food and nutrition insecurity in the country arising from an unreliable rain season, the Minister of Agriculture, lands, Water  and Rural Resettlement, Retired Chief Air Marshal Perrence Shiri, speaking...
Interested in growing your business? There are a variety of ways to do so; but how do you know which strategy is right for your venture? A market product grid helps companies plot out their growth strategy and visualize the risks associated with expansion. It can help key leaders make decisions around product development, distribution, marketing, and even hiring. The...
Most farmers in the country have planted their summer crops and today we invite an Agricura agronomist to walk with us on the use of post-germination or post-emergent herbicides for groundnuts post-emergent herbicide combination. Agil 0.5 - 2 liters per hectare + Bentazone/Basagran 3 liters per hectare, mix these two herbicides with 200 liters of water, do not spray during...