Zimbabwe

Chikukwa Ecological Land Use Community Trust (CELUCT)

Chikukwa Ecological Land Use Community Trust (CELUCT) was established in 1991 and registered as a trust in 1996. CELUCT is a successful permaculture project with a training centre and a programme of farmer innovation and farmer-to-farmer training, as well as having a constructive community relations programme. CELUCT works in the Chikukwa valley to protect and promote small-holder farmers’ rights and their ability to produce, trade and save a wide diversity of open pollinated and traditional, high quality seeds.

Participatory Organic Research Extension and Training (PORET)

Participatory Organic Research Extension and Training (PORET) is a grassroot based participatory project trust that works with poor rural communities to address hunger, malnutrition and poverty. PORET’s aim is to support the farmers in the low rainfall area of Chimanimani District in adopting techniques and skills which are essential for them, their families and the whole area to survive and attain a sustainable, productive and healthy life styles.

Towards Sustainable Use of Resources Organisation (TSURO)

Towards Sustainable Use of Resources Organisation (TSURO) is a Zimbabwean community-based organisation operating in the eastern district of Chimanimani. TSURO works towards a vision of empowered, peaceful and united small farming communities with well sustained natural resources, healthy and food secure people with productive food processing and marketing initiatives. TSURO works to empower the communities of Chimanimani District to improve their livelihoods and relationships through programmes in sustainable agriculture, natural resource management, community health, agro-processing and marketing.

Zimbabwe Small Holder Organic Farmers’ Forum (ZIMSOFF)

Zimbabwe Small Holder Organic Farmers’ Forum (ZIMSOFF) is the voice of the peasants struggling for social justice in Zimbabwe that envisions improved livelihoods of organized and empowered smallholder farmers practicing sustainable and viable ecological agriculture. ZIMSOFF is campaigning to influence policies and public awareness towards agroecology and smallholder farmers’ rights on access to healthy soils, clean water and local seed.