Ilunda Ward, Mkalama District, Singida, Tanzania

From May 13th to May 17th, 2024, the farmers of Zinzilu village in Mkalama district, Singida, Tanzania, were part of a transformative organic agriculture training program. The training was organized by the Foundation for Organic Agriculture Tanzania (FOATZ).

Linda and Holland Smith from New Mexico, USA, and Adam Mtinga generously funded the training session.

Training Overview

The training aimed to equip farmers with the necessary knowledge and skills for organic farming. The curriculum was designed to cover critical aspects of organic agriculture, including Farm Layout, Organic Sustainable Agriculture, soil health management, Preparation of natural pest control and procedures, composting techniques, weed control, and crop rotation.

Zinzilu Village farmers benefit from organic agriculture training.