Zimbabwe Farmers Receive USAID Help

More than 52,000 farmers and agribusiness owners in Zimbabwe are expected to benefit from the USD14 million worth of grants awarded by the United States Agency for International Development to seven non-governmental organizations in the country, according to the

. The grants will support conservation farming training, provision of extension services given to farmers, creation of small-scale irrigation, and other related activities that aim to increase harvest yields and raise the income of farmers in the provinces of Mashonaland East, Mashonaland Central, Mashonaland West, Midlands, Masvingo, Matabeleland, and Manicaland.

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  • Ivy Mungcal

    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.