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
  • Introduction in Pfumvudza four-hour training, which instructs farmers on how to setup, plant and manage a Pfumvudza plot (25th October, 1st, 8th, 15th 22nd November 2022). Cost: free
  • One day infield Pfumvudza training     (4th , 11th, 18th Oct. 2022) Cost: $15 including lunch & teas and training materials
  • Three-day advanced training on Conservation Agriculture for extension workers, Agritex officers or farmers (2-4th Aug,  1-3rd Nov 2022) $120/person and includes 4 nights accom, meals, teas and training materials. If accommodation is not needed one can attend on a daily basis (US$60)
  • One day vegetable, compost and herb training (ideal for urban gardeners) (11th May, 3rd Aug, 2nd Nov. 2022)   
  • One day infield training on Conservation Agriculture farmers (for any field crop)   
  • Compost training    
  • One day intensive herb training, designed for community health workers. Supply of herb seedlings to develop a garden can also be arranged    
  • Two-day advanced vegetable and nutrition garden training    
  • One day natural medicines and healthy nutrition training    
  • One day Agro-forestry training



  • African Financial Money Map (by Crown Ministries)
  • Skills for life training (Involves daily devotionals, and practical projects ideal for women’s groups)    
  • 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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