ZFU-Econet wireless bilateral partnership in Zimbabwe
Smallholder subsistence farmers in Southern Africa rely almost entirely on rain-fed farming. However, with unpredictable weather patterns due to climate-change there is significant impact on food security and incomes. CTA, as part of its project to scale up climate-smart agricultural (CSA) solutions for cereal and livestock farmers in Southern Africa is working with the Zimbabwe Farmers Union (ZFU) and its existing partnership with Econet to provide services and information to over 39,000 farmers via mobile telephone.
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