Small grain growers have a long way to go in Zimbabwe

-The losses are significant in the absence of value-processing facilities closer to the source John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe (CZ) – The National Food and Seed Festival, which was recently held at the Botanical Gardens in Harare, was a success because of the high level of attendance; hundreds of people of all colours came to shop, learn, have fun, and eat the much sought after, small grain meals. However, more must still be done to support small grain farmers in their efforts to expand. Even the government is promoting small grains, commonly referred to as traditional foods, in an effort to enhance national food security, nutrition, and income generation. The majority of the farmers who participated in the festival’s 11th edition, which was organised by Participatory Ecological Land Use Management […]

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