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Lead Farmer Follow up Meetings in Muchinga Province

The Lead farmer follow up meeting in Muchinga have been successful with more than 80 farmer members attending the meetings. PELUM staff also discussed plans to build a community seed bank in Chinsali district. PELUM Zambia Country coordinator Muketoi Wamunyima made the announcement during the meeting .

PELUM and its partners hold the 2022 ASACC Media Awards

The 2022 Agroecology, Social Accountability and Climate Change(ASACC) Media awards is on today at the Quorum in Lusaka. Organised by a consortium of civil society organisations championing agroecology and sustainable use of natural resources,  the media wards  has seen journalist from Online, Radio TV and Newspaper media organisations participate and win awards. Gracing the occasion, Information and media permanent secretary…

PELUM Holds a Policy Engagement Meeting with Members of Parliament

PELUM  Zambia in collaboration with the Knowledge Hub for Organic Agriculture in Southern Africa recently interacted with 23 Members of Parliament from the Committee on Agriculture, Lands and Natural Resources as well as the Health Community and Social Services with the aim of sharing knowledge and information on Ecological Organic Agriculture and policy needs to support the agriculture system. The…

PELUM Zambia in Partnership With The Knowledge Hub For Organic Agriculture In Southern Africa(KHSA) Conducts A Lead Farmer Training In Agroecology and Organic Agriculture

PELUM in collaboration with the Knowledge Hub for Organic Agriculture in Southern Africa is conducting a four-day lead farmer training with participants drawn from Eastern, Southern, Muchinga and Northern Provinces. The training follows the recent Ecological Organic Agriculture farmer needs assessment conducted that informed the gaps that exist among the farm ers. The training covers, soil and organic pest management…

About 60 smallholder farmers participate in the Ecological Organic Agriculture Knowledge Assessment

About 60 small holder farmers from Chief  Mumbi in Petauke District, Chief Nzamane  in Chipata District and chief Zumwanda  of Lumezi Districts of Eastern and Muchinga provinces respectively participated in the needs assessment exercise aimed at identifying their knowledge gaps in Ecological Organic Agriculture(EOA).  PELUM under the Knowledge Hub for Organic Agriculture in Southern Africa project conducted the assessment. Organisation…

Avoid Event Driven Stories, Journalist Urged

Zambia News and Information Services(ZANIS) Director Loyce Saili has called on Journalists to develop stories from their ideas and not depend on events for stories. She emphasized the need for research and accuracy in news story writing. She said this during the media training organised by PELUM in collaboration with the Knowledge Hub for Organic Agriculture in Southern Africa. The training…