Mazvihwa farmers honored

Zvishavane District Administrator Mr Shepard Murweyi has applauded farmers in Mazvihwa area for conserving water and using it sparingly for farming purposes.

Speaking at a food and sovereignty show funded by Zimbabwe Small Holder Organic Farmers Forum (ZIMSOFF) in partnership with Murowa Diamonds at Mazvihwa’s Murowa Ward on Thursday where 75 local farmers were honoured with prices, Mr Murweyi also encouraged farmers to use local seeds which always produce good harvests.

Farmers were awarded with farming equipment which included ploughing equipment, fertilisers and seed maize.
Zimbabwe Small Holder Organic Farmers Forum was formed following the world summit for sustainable agriculture which was held in in Johannesburg in 1992 with the objective of empowering small scale farmers to achieve poverty reduction in the SADC region.