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Current Projects 

Sowing Diversity=Harvesting Security (SD=HS) overall objective is to have indigenous peoples and small holder farmers, men, women and youth - enjoy their farmers’ rights and have the capacity to access, develop and use plant genetic resources to improve their food and nutrition security under conditions of climate change.

Sowing Diversity=Harvesting Security (SD=HS)

Agroecological Food System to Strengthen Community Climate Resilience

This project supported by the Bread for the World aims to reduce poverty, increase community climate resilience and maintain agrobiodiversity in the project target areas of Chikankata, Chirundu, Shibuyunji. This will be achieved through implementation of project interventions aimed at diversifying and enhancing agricultural production systems thereby assuring food and nutrition security which will contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal number 2 which targets to end hunger and all forms of malnutrition by 2030.

Seed and Knowledge Initiative (SKI)

SKI works with smallholder farmers to become more seed, food and nutritionally secure through farmer-led seed systems, improved crop diversity, agroecology (AE) and the revival of local knowledge systems. The overall SKI Phase 2 impact/development goal is Improved food security for participating farmer communities through more resilient farmer-led seed systems and agroecology


Climate change lessons from the grassroots: In support of climate change resilient production systems

The Voices for Climate Action (VCA) project being implemented in Rufunsa district addresses food, water and seed systems, how climate change affects food systems and looks at available alternatives to support food systems through supporting seed systems. The project also addresses policy (climate finance and budgets) advocacy, to ensure that government policies, climate finance and budgets considers the needs and practices of target communities to address the climate crisis.  


Markets and Seed Access Project (MASAP)

The Markets and Seeds Access Project (MASAP) being implemented in Zimbabwe and Zambia is funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). The overall vision of the MASAP project is to improve resilience in food security of smallholder households (especially women and youth) by increasing adoption and utilization of improved open and self-pollinated varieties of small grains and legumes through strengthening the seed and commodity value chains.

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