FAO in Zimbabwe

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May 23 2019, Harare - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) handed over the works that were supported at 14 rehabilitated irrigation schemes to 1 519 benefiting smallholder farmers in Masvingo Province. This marks the conclusion of the Smallholder Irrigation Programme (SIP) which was funded by...
5 March 2019, Harare - The Government of Japan and FAO handed over to the Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlement a project to strengthen the capacity of small-scale farmers and Government to rapidly respond to two transboundary threats, the fall armyworm (FAW) and highly pathogenic avian...
15 February 2019, Harare –FAO in Zimbabwe is working with Government to develop a Gender Sensitive Land Policy which seeks to improve the land governance system through strengthening of the land administration system thus contributing to national development. The formulation of the policy, supported through a Technical Cooperation Programme (TCP) valued...
08 January 2019, Masvingo, Zimbabwe - An irrigation scheme which was rehabilitated by FAO working directly with Government of Zimbabwe and with support from the Swiss Development and Cooperation (SDC) was judged the best in the 2018 national irrigation competition. Stanmore B, located in Masvingo Province, beat 252 other irrigation schemes...
The United States Office for Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) has unveiled USD 1 million funding for a drought mitigation project in four districts in Zimbabwe. FAO, working with the Government of Zimbabwe is implementing the project which supports smallholder farmers access drought tolerant seeds and subsidised stock feed. The one year...
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