Agriculture

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Agricultural Training – 04/2010 – 09/2010
The Matungu Community Development Charity trained thirty men and women in the use of organic farming, mixed farming (the use of livestock and crops in tandem),agro-forestry (planting crops with trees to reduce soil erosion), the growing of curcurbits and fish-farming (aquaculture). The group was assisted by the Ministry of Agriculture in developing their lesson plans for the farmers. The outcome of the training was that the charity was able to set up five demonstration plots for the growing of watermelon.