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Farmer organisations promote youth entrepreneurship – Lessons from Zimbabwe

Farmer organisations have a key role to play in encouraging youth to stay in the agricultural sector, and pursue agro-based livelihoods. Crucially, they have strong potential in helping young people to become thriving agripreneurs, through the provis…

by Mariam Kadzamira , Shadreck Hungwe and Prince Kuipa

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6 Results in projects and events

Feb 11

Strengthening sustainable access and effective utilisation of open data in agriculture and nutrition initiatives

One of the persistent challenges facing various stakeholders in the agriculture and nutrition sector in Zimbabwe is physical and cognitive access to relevant credible evidence to use in identifying research priorities, doing the research, develop policy and in making programme interventions to ensure food and nutrition security. This workshop  will target food and n…
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Harare, Zimbabwe

Apr 6

Increasing Dairy Productivity and incomes for smallholder farmers, and youth enterprise development in the Dairy sector East and Southern Africa (DAIRYPROFIT)

The East African region produces 68% of the continent’s milk output, with Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia and Tanzania among the biggest dairy producers. Smallholder milk production accounts for up to 80% of milk produced in the region; most of this milk (80%) is marketed raw, through a ‘warm’ chain (raw milk chain), which makes it almost impossible to ensure milk quality and safety standards.…

Mar 1

Stakeholder workshop on a proposal for policy/regulatory framework for supporting weather-based index insurance in Southern Africa

CTA and partners are implementing a project to scale up four major climate-smart agriculture solutions to smallholder farmers in three southern African countries - Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe. One of the key results expected from the project is to facilitate policy and regulatory framework for supporting the development of weather-based insurance agreed at the regional level. The process involv…
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Johannesburg, South Africa

Nov 23

CSA Project Implementation Review in Southern Africa

CTA in partnership with a consortium of partners from the public sector, private sector and farmers’ organizations have been implementing a project, which aims to contribute to increased resilience to climate change for smallholder farmers in the region, specifically in Zimbabwe, Malawi and Zambia through the promotion of specific climate-smart agricultural solutions. About 18 parti…
Location:
Johannesburg, South Africa

Sep 7

Seed Fair to promote farmer access to stress-tolerant seeds for climate adaptation

Adverse impacts of climate change and extreme weather conditions are becoming more frequent, and have de facto become the new norm in Southern Africa. While stress-tolerant seeds offer opportunities to help farmers adapt to the unpredictable weather conditions, it must be clear what the seeds do, and how different…
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Zimbabwe

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