Chirumanzu District Development Coordinator commended the Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Fisheries,Water and Rural settlement together with 4-H Zimbabwe for capacitating women in rural areas through indeginenous climate change adaptation farming trainings.
He said this in Chirumanzu ward 6 were he was guest of honor during Women in Agriculture Indigenous Conservative Farming Methods Capacity Building training which was organized by 4-H Zimbabwe in partnership with the Ministry of Lands, Lands, Agriculture Fisheries Water and Rural settlement.
4-H Zimbabwe executive director John Muchenje said their programme is meant to ensure food security within using indigenous methods and crops.
“As an organisation our vision is to see a prosperous nation where young people especially women take active role especially in sustainable development,” said Muchenje.
“Our programming is targeting vulnerable women in rural areas, capacitating them on indigenous conservative farming innovations to ensure food security and livelihoods.
“Climate change has already affected a lot of farmers especially in marginalised communities. The main reason why we roped in Empower Bank is for them to capacitate our rural farmers on financial management.”