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.

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Some of the Available Trainings
  • International In-depth training ,is a six day programme, in March and September. 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. Dates for next International In-depth training are 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
  • One day 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 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

For more information contact: admin@foundationsforfarming.org


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