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Matabeleland South province Farmers undergo an intensive 10-day agro-ecology training

Farmers at Amazon and Mosenthals community irrigation schemes in Insiza District, Matabeleland South province, have undergone an intensive 10-day agro-ecology training that was designed to support their food sovereignty, while reducing their dependence on costly and difficult-to-access chemical inputs. The...

Villagers could soon use mobile phones to track cattle

Villagers from Murewa and Uzumba burst into laughter as a Cabinet minister told them that government anticipated the use of latest digital technology in herding cattle and doing some household chores as the country fast catches up with the...

The Fall Armyworm Agri Tech Prize, aimed at finding digital solutions to identify, track...

The US Feed the Future Initiative, which is hosting the competition, stated in a press release, that more than 80% of the entries came from Africa, with the most coming from Uganda (52), followed by Nigeria (25), Ghana (22)...

kurima mari mobile app to launch soon

Kurima Mari farming app version 3 will be available for free on Google play store in just 7 days. For all your Agricultural information needs such as how to grow a particular crop or livestock value chain, marketing linkages...

Manufacturers told to make women friendly agricultural machines

agriculture equipment manufacturers have been advised to produce women-friendly farming machines to attract more women into the sector. Dr. Julius Gatune, Senior Researcher and Policy Advisor, Africa Centre for Economic Transformation (ACET) said women are restricted to the most difficult...

GOVERNMENT has come up with a major strategy to minimise the effects of erratic...

GOVERNMENT has come up with a major strategy to minimise the effects of erratic rains expected in the 2018/19 agricultural season, Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement Minister Perrance Shiri said yesterday. The grand plan, he said, includes expediting installation of...

farmer’s adopting green energy technology in local farms

  Here is a post by Donald Chipunza on his facebook wall as he demonstrates how he has adopted green technology"he said " This is a solar wind hybrid installed at my farm. Its not yet found in Zim(lm the first)...

warnings provided by both our local and regional weather experts recently are quite clear...

The warnings provided by both our local and regional weather experts recently are quite clear. We can either take them seriously and turn around or find out the hard way with serious implications on our national budgetary processes. Elsewhere, in...

Yadah Connect has embraced technology in its apiculture business by introducing the “smart hive”,...

In Zimbabwe, bee-keeping is fast becoming a profitable income generating activity for people of diverse backgrounds owing to high demand for honey and bee related products in both the domestic and export markets. With the technological revolution taking over many...

List Of The EcoFarmer Club Functions & USSD’s Codes

EcoFarmer just launched the new (and very promising) EcoFarmer Club membership programme and under this program farmers will have access to many different services and products. With such a broad list of functions we thought it might be helpful...