THE LAUNCH OF CHAMPION FARMER SEEDS CO-OP – 8 SEPTEMBER 2017 Community Technology Development Organisation is proud to announce the launch of its newly formed seed company ‘CHAMPION FARMER SEEDS CO-OP’ on Friday 8th of September 2017 at the Zimbabwe Agricultural Society Exhibition Park, Nelson Mandela Hall, Samora Machel Avenue West, Harare from 0930 […]
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From 3 to 7 April 2017, CTDO and PELUM Zimbabwe trained smallholder farmers on seed management and conservation modalities. Below is the report from the training conducted together with the Seed Production manual given to the farmers.
Community Technology Development Organisation (formerly Community Technology Development Trust – CTDT) together with Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce (ZNCC) and Zimbabwe Agricultural Show Society (ZAS) co-hosted a workshop entitled “Small Grains Enhancing Zimbabwe’s Food and Nutrition Security.” The aim of the workshop was to create awareness among policy makers, business community, agriculturalists and the […]
Sifelani Tsiko Syndication Writer A local NGO is scaling up the construction of community seed banks in various rural districts to conserve local crop breeds and varieties critical for the survival of the country’s indigenous food crop resources.Community Technology Development Trust (CTDT) director, Andrew Mushita, told Zimpapers Syndication that his organisation is now building four more […]
Sifelani Tsiko When you think of food, indigenous vegetables such as tsunga, nyevhe, mutsine, derere rebupwe and wholesome small grain (sorghum, pearl and finger millet), and other hard-to-come-by locally grown foods, you will instantly connect it with the Uzumba-Maramba-Pfungwe, a rural district in northeastern Zimbabwe. Smallholder farmers at Chibika, a ward in UMP have, in […]