At Foundations for Farming we are able to train a diverse range of subjects depending on your requirements. We can tailor-make trainings to suit climatic or regional conditions, crop varieties or people groups.

Our on-site trainings are at Clouds End where we have a model farm, classrooms, comfortable accommodation and other facilities. Our trainers also travel to the remotest areas of Zimbabwe and around the world to train communities.


Some of the Available Trainings
  • International In-depth training ,is a six day programme, in March, June,  September and November/December. The week consists of site visits and In-depth training in Foundations for Farming methodology in order to fully equip someone to go back to their homeland and champion the cause of Foundations for Farming as well as become a trainer of trainers. (June 2023, Cost USD500, 4-9 September 2023 (FULLY BOOKED) Cost USD500, 13-18 November, Cost USD500, 26 February - 4 March 2024, Cost USD 580)
  • Introduction in Pfumvudza four-hour training, which instructs farmers on how to setup, plant and manage a Pfumvudza plot (24th & 31st October,  7th, 14th 21st  November 2023). Cost: free
  • One day infield Pfumvudza training     (10th and 17th Nov. 2023) Cost: $25 including lunch & teas and training materials
  • Three-day advanced training on Conservation Agriculture for extension workers, Agritex officers or farmers  (8th-10th Aug) $220/person and includes 4 nights accom, meals, teas and training materials. If accommodation is not needed one can attend on a daily basis (US$120)
  • One day vegetable, compost and herb training (ideal for urban gardeners) (9th Aug 2023) USD25.
  • One day infield training on Conservation Agriculture farmers (for any field crop)
  • African Financial Money Map (by Crown Ministries)
  • I Was Hungry: 2 weeks training and yearlong mentoring (trained in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Malawi)

Other Topics which can be covered
  • Integrated pest management and pest control with home remedies  
  • Compost teas, liquid manures and comfrey teas    
  • Rotations and alternative crops    
  • Green manures and cover crops   
  • Open pollinated varieties    
  • Farm planning, field mapping and budgeting
  • Grain storage
  • Knapsack calibration and use
  • Pesticide risk reduction
  • Animal husbandry training focusing on layers, broilers and rabbits
  • Draught animal power in Conservation Agriculture

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