Cyclones Chalane and Eloise hit Beira and surrounding areas causing damage to some infrastructure and further flooding

The BAGC region has now experienced two consecutive cyclones Chalane and Eloise that affected the central regions of the country in late December and January. Severe Tropical Storm Chalane  made landfall in Mozambique  on 30th December. The Port of Beira shut down for 2 days as it was in the path of Chalane. LAM cancelled flights… Continue reading Cyclones Chalane and Eloise hit Beira and surrounding areas causing damage to some infrastructure and further flooding

Third BAGC Inputs Partnership Newsletter now out!

The third BAGC IP newsletter has been published. In this latest bulletin we explore the project’s most recent work and success stories during 2020. Like many programmes across the continent, the Covid pandemic has had an impact on our ability to significantly rollout activities particularly those that required training through bringing together large gatherings of… Continue reading Third BAGC Inputs Partnership Newsletter now out!

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