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 Training
  • International In-depth training is a six-day program, in March and September. The week consists of site visits and In-depth training in Foundations for Farming methodology to fully equip someone to go back to their homeland and champion the cause of Foundations for Farming and become a trainer of trainers. Dates for the next International In-depth training are 2 - 7 September 2024, Cost USD 500)
  • Introduction to Pfumvudza four-hour training instructs farmers on how to set, plant, and manage a Pfumvudza plot.
  • One day of infield Pfumvudza training.
  • Three-day advanced training on Conservation Agriculture for extension workers, Agritex officers, or farmers.
  • One-day vegetable, compost, and herb training (ideal for urban gardeners)
  • One day infield training on Conservation Agriculture farmers (for any field crop)
  • African Financial Money Map (by Crown Ministries)
  • I Was Hungry: 2 weeks of training and yearlong mentoring (trained in South Africa, Zimbabwe, and 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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