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PELUM Donates a Water Tank to Tuswayane Women’s Club

PELUM Zambia has donated a water tank to Tuswayane women’s club in Chief Nyampande’s chiefdom in Choma District to support their organic gardening. Officiating at the handover ceremony, Choma District Commissioner Sikaleya Gamela called on the members of the group to utilize the opportunity for food, nutrition and income security. He urged the community to safeguard the donation as it…

PELUM Holds The Agroecology and Organic Evidence from Research and Demo Plots for Practice and Policy in Lusaka

PELUM in collaboration with Knowledge Hub for Organic Agriculture in Southern Africa and in partnership with Zambia Alliance for Agroecology and Biodiversity(ZAAB) and Markets and Seeds Access Projects and FiBl is The workshop aims to bring together organic and agroecology stakeholders in Zambia to share and engage on research and policy evidence, gaps, potential opportunities related to on-farm and on…

PELUM Commemorates the 6th Zambian Traditional Seed and Food Festival

The 6th Zambian traditional seed and food festival, an annual event organized by a consortium of civil society organizations and meant to promote local seeds for seed sovereignty, local foods for nutrition and income generation PELUM Zambia under the Knowledge Hub for Organic Agriculture in Southern Africa (KHSA) and in collaboration with a 15-member consortium of civil society organizations advocating…

PELUM supports Chipata District Seed and Food Festival

Kachere Development Programme in collaboration with PELUM Zambia under Markets And Seeds Access Projects (MASAP) with support from FiBL and Swedish Development Foundation is hosting the first ever Chipata District Traditional Seed and Food Festival. The festival brings together farmers from chipata district to  celebrate traditional seeds and foods for food and nutrition security and health . A display of…

PELUM Zambia in collaboration with Green Living Movement (GLM) and Zambia Climate Change Network facilitated an exposure visit for Members of Parliament from the Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources and the media to small holder Organic farmers in Sinazongwe District of Southern Province. The visit is meant to expose the parliamentarians and the media to evidence of Organic Agriculture…

PELUM Participates in the Rufunsa Seed Fair

PELUM was today among four other civil society organisations that attended the seed fair and the promotion of the district “My Food is African Campign” organised by Community Technology Development Trust/Organisation in Rufunsa District. On display were assorted local seeds and traditional food varieties. Among the CSOs in attendance is Zambia Alliance for Agroecology and Biodiversity, SCOPE Zambia, Kasisi Agricultural…

PELUM Zambia Commemorates the International Year of the Millets

PELUM Zambia joined other civil society organisations and the rest of the world in commemorating the Year of the millets  under the theme: Unleashing the Potential of Millets for the Well-Being of People and the Environment.” FIAN Zambia, Zambia Alliance for Agroecology and Biodiversity (ZAAB),  Center for Technology Development Trust (CTDT), and The Consumer Unity Trust Society (CUTS)  collaborated in …