Sweet Potato Production and Marketing Training

Simfresh International – Zimbabwe will be hosting a Sweet Potato Production and Marketing Training Workshop on Saturday,
29July 2017. Experts will give a presentation on how to produce the right quality needed for both local and export market as well as how to go about the process of exporting the produce.

The details for the training are as follows:

DATE        29 August 2017

TIME        9 am

VENUE   8 Howard Close Mt Pleasant, Harare, (Off Arundel School Road)

FEE         $25, (Covers a take home Training Manual, Certificate of attendance and Tea)

Registration is in progress, you can come through and register at our offices.Payment can be done through our offices, bank or you can pay via Ecocash to 0773945068. The line is registered in the name of Norman N.B Chitawa. Payment done through Ecocash will attract an additional dollar to cover transfer charges.

For more information please contact Morestaff Chibanda or Norman Chitawa on 0773 945068, (04) 336 606 or email info@simfresh.org

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Green beans and Peas Production and Marketing Workshop

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Simfresh international will be hosting a workshop on the 28th of May on how to produce and market Green beans and Peas. Experts will give a presentation on how to produce the right quality needed for export and how to go about the process of exporting the produce.

The details for the training are as follows:

DATE        28 May 2016

TIME        8 am – 1 pm

VENUE   8 Howard Close Mt Pleasant, Harare, (Off Arundel School Road)

FEE         $25, (Covers a take home Training Manual, Certificate of attendance and Tea)

Registration is in progress, you can come through and register at our offices or you can pay via ecocash to 0773945068. The line is registered to Norman B Chitawa. Payment done through ecocash will attract an additional dollar to cover transfer charges.

For more information please contact Grace on 073 425 3430, (04) 336 606 or email grace@simfresh,org

 

WASAA Agribusiness Scheme Targets Job Creation

SAM_0296By Anthony Jongwe

An innovative agribusiness scheme recently launched in Harare aims at creating several jobs among women and youth across the country. The sweet potato growing scheme launched in partnership by SimFresh International and Women in Agribusiness Sub-Saharan Africa Alliance (WASAA) focuses on valueadding entrepreneurship and job creation among small-scale and emerging farmers in the country. Agriculture plays a key role in Zimbabwe’s macro-economy. Based on past performance, the sector has the potential to contribute 12–18 percent of gross domestic product. It is capable of generating about 60 percent of the foreign exchange earnings through exports of tobacco, cotton,
beef and horticultural crops. Production agriculture could consume up to US$2 billion worth of agricultural inputs (fertilisers, chemicals, fuel, and machinery) and services (consultants, financial and advisers) annually. Through backward and forward
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