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 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. (6-13th March 2023)
  • 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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