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Zimbabwean house of 52,000 rupees from Pfumvudza cotton input scheme

At least 520,000 households in the remote areas of Zimbabwe will receive cotton inputs next season under a weatherable Pfumvudza agricultural cotton input program aimed at increasing cotton production. Approximately 387,000 households benefited from the Presidential Cotton Input Plan last season, when tonnage remained below 1 ton per hectare.

Pfumvudza is a crop production enhancement approach that ensures farmers use resources (inputs and labor) efficiently in tight areas to optimize management.

According to Anxious Masuka, Minister of Land, Agriculture, Water, Fisheries, and Local Resettlement, such plans have been successfully rolled out to corn and traditional grains during the last two summer crops.

Masuka recently spoke during a tour of the Chegutu Grain Marketing Board (GMB) Depot and Kadoma Cottco Ginnery.

The government is training to train about 2 million farmers in conservation agriculture, and 1 million have already been trained.

According to national media reports, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Agricultural Foundation (FfF) are training government extension workers to implement the Pfumvudza concept.

This project is expected to address the problem of low productivity and low productivity. This allows farmers and households to become more resilient to climate change. The scheme also has the potential for commercialization by encouraging smallholders to produce surplus food for regular income.

Fiber2Fashion News Desk (DS)

At least 520,000 households in the remote areas of Zimbabwe will receive cotton inputs next season under a weatherable Pfumvudza agricultural cotton input program aimed at increasing cotton production. Approximately 387,000 households benefited from the Presidential Cotton Input Plan last season, when tonnage remained below 1 ton per hectare.



Zimbabwean house of 52,000 rupees from Pfumvudza cotton input scheme

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