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2010

Improved livelihoods through sustainable agricultural development in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe

Pays /Région : Zimbabwe

Localisation  : Gokwe North and South, Hurungwe.

Code du projet : OSRO/ZIM/002/SWE

Durée : 01/10/2010 - 31/12/2011

Présentation

Objectif (s) : To contribute to the improvement of livelihood security of small-scale communal households in three selected districts of Zimbabwe.

Activités : 3 400 l of herbicide, 7.5 tonnes of cowpea seeds and 787.5 tonnes of various fertilizers procured and provided to 3 400 households. •Beneficiaries received extension support and training on conservation agriculture (CA). •SAT facilitated contract farming arrangements between private companies and 1 200 farmers for cowpea production and 50 farmers for chilli production. •Contract farming households trained in marketing, farming as a business and contract arrangements. •Baseline, post-planting, and pre- and post-harvest surveys conducted in all three districts and staff from implementing partners trained to conduct the surveys. •0.6 tonnes of pearl millet, 3.8 tonnes of cowpea and 4 tonnes of groundnut foundation seed were produced at Matopos Research Station.

Mots clés : ZIMBABWE, SOUTHERN AFRICA, SWEDEN, LIVELIHOODS, SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE,

Bénéficiaires : 3 400 households.

Partenaires : AGRITEX, two NGOs – Concern and Sustainable Agriculture Trust (SAT) – and ICRISAT.

Financement : Suède

Contribution : USD 1 441 859

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