Increasing inputs demand helps farmers boost crop quality

One of the main aims of the BAGC Inputs Partnership is in helping farmers access good quality inputs that improve both productivity and product quality. A total of 18 Associations are now being helped through training of farmers in good agricultural practices as well as through their participation in demonstration plots. Demonstration plots have been… Continue reading Increasing inputs demand helps farmers boost crop quality

Second BAGC Inputs Partnership Newsletter now out!

This second BAGC IP newsletter has been published. It reviews some of the 2019 achievements and insights from our input support interventions. It also explores the project’s most recent work and success stories as we move through 2020. Subsequent newsletters will cover other areas of intervention including access to finance and markets and importantly the… Continue reading Second BAGC Inputs Partnership Newsletter now out!

Partners meet farmers and agrodealers in Rotunda

The partners spent the day earlier this month with farmers and agrodealers understanding how the programme was impacting their livelihoods. Demo plots were set up earlier in the month. Here at Dzidzai Muvo farmer association the BAGC Inputs partnership has been working with farmers planting and fertilising green bean plots. The 2019 late season showed… Continue reading Partners meet farmers and agrodealers in Rotunda

BAGC moves ahead with major infrastructure rehabilitation in Manica

BAGC has taken significant steps in addressing the catastrophic effects that Cyclone Idai had on the infrastructure within the Beira corridor. With additional financial support from the Royal Norwegian Embassy BAGC has been coordinating with its partners the significant rehabilitation of irrigation schemes particularly within the Manica cluster. It's over 8 months since the cyclone… Continue reading BAGC moves ahead with major infrastructure rehabilitation in Manica

Farmers agree that Inputs Partnership field days are a great success

The Inputs Partnership under the guidance of the BAGC secretariat is gearing up for a series of farmer field days in the clusters. We have over the past six month been organising at least one field day a month bring together farmers, agrodealers and our partners Bayer, K2Seeds and Yara. Yesterday the partners gathered with… Continue reading Farmers agree that Inputs Partnership field days are a great success

Farmers witness significant improvements in yields and revenues at Rotanda field day

Last month the three core Inputs Partners under the guidance of the BAGC secretariat conducted a new set of field days in the Rotanda Irrigation scheme. The scheme is about 420 hectares and supports some 250 farmers and their families. Core crops include cabbages, baby corn, onions and common beans all of which are sold… Continue reading Farmers witness significant improvements in yields and revenues at Rotanda field day

Inputs Partnership – supporting farmers to boost horticulture crop quality

Farmer - Endro Canda completes the weeding of his high quality cabaages as they make ready for the local markets One of the key aims of the Inputs Partnership is not just supporting farmers to increase productivity but also ensure high quality for any horticultural crop destined for the market. The Inputs Partnership is working… Continue reading Inputs Partnership – supporting farmers to boost horticulture crop quality

Field Days make a difference at the Mussapa Irrigation Scheme

One of the key elements of the The Inputs Partnership is to extend crop production and good agricultural practices to farmers within the BAGC supported irrigation schemes. A series of regular and extensive field days forms part of the Inputs Partnership activities. It gives farmers the chance not only to view trial plots of various… Continue reading Field Days make a difference at the Mussapa Irrigation Scheme