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Breaking New Ground at Lapache Irrigation Scheme in Mwenezi

A new dawn has arisen at Lapache, an irrigation scheme established by Government in 2002 to support 86 smallholder farmers (37% female) in ward 16 of Mwenezi district. In the last two decades, Lapache has seen limited economic activities. However, this all changed in June 2022 when several firsts were recorded courtesy of the Seeds […]

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Coping with climate change through fodder production to support small stock production

Gwanda district falls under natural ecological region V, in which average annual rainfall received each season is usually far below 650mm and too erratic for viable rain fed crop production. Livestock production, particularly goats and cattle under range grazing has increasingly become an important source of livelihood among rural households in these marginal rainfall areas.

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