Zambia
Jul 16, 2008Public
Photo: First SRI trial in Zambia in 2006 by Esek Farmers' Cooperative Society, Solwezi, Northwest Province, Zambia
Photo: Seedbed construction at WCS training on SRI conducted by Henry Ngimbu in Mfuwe in November 2009
Photo: Viewing seedbed at WCS training on SRI conducted by Henry Ngimbu in Mfuwe in November 2009
Photo: Kisasa zone farming block, World Vision Training on November 8-12th, 2010 [Photo by: Henry Ngimbu]
Photo: Kanzala Fish Farming Co-operative Society potential rice paddy near the boundary between Solwezi and Mwinilunga districts. World Vision Training on November 8-12th, 2010 [Photo by: Henry Ngimbu]
Photo: Kanzala Fish Farming Co-operativeSociety situated near Solwezi and Mwinilunga
districts visited during the World Vision Training on November 8-12th, 2010 [Photo by: Henry Ngimbu].
Photo: World Vision Training on November 8-12th, 2010 near the boundary between Solwezi and Mwinilunga districts. Over 100 farmers, with 90 percent
women participation in attendance. [Photo by: Henry Ngimbu]
Photo: World Vision Training on November 8-12th, 2010 near the boundary between Solwezi and Mwinilunga districts. The participants were divided into two groups to accomplish tasks provided during
the training workshop[Photo by: Henry Ngimbu].
Photo: World Vision Training on November 8-12th, 2010 near the boundary between Solwezi and Mwinilunga districts. Group One during SRI training workshop [Photo by: Henry Ngimbu].
Photo: World Vision Training on November 8-12th, 2010 near the boundary between Solwezi and Mwinilunga districts. Group Two, sharing information during the training
workshop[Photo by: Henry Ngimbu].
Photo: World Vision Training on November 8-12th, 2010 near the boundary between Solwezi and Mwinilunga districts. Group Three conducting participatory discussions during the
training workshop [Photo by: Henry Ngimbu].
Photo: World Vision Training near the boundary between Solwezi and Mwinilunga districts held at Kanzala Fish Farming Co-operative
Society on 4-5th November, 2010[Photo by: Henry Ngimbu].
Photo: World Vision Training on November 8-12th, 2010 near the boundary between Solwezi and Mwinilunga districts. The participants in two
groups to accomplishing tasks provided during
the training workshop[Photo by: Henry Ngimbu].
Photo: Training participants from the Kisasa zone farming block at the World Vision Training on November 8-12th, 2010   [Photo by: Henry Ngimbu].
Photo: Posters created during the World Vision Training Two-day,full-time SRI training at Musangeji Rice farming block on 2-3 November,
2010[Photo by: Henry Ngimbu].
Photo: The District Commissioner Mr. Maximo Chitambi, representing the Government of Zambia, cuts the ribbon to signify the official launch of SRI in Chinsali district, Northern Province, February 17-19, 2011. [Photo courtesy of Henry Ngimbu]
Photo: Stakeholders and farmers at the official launch of SRI in Chinsali District February 17-19, 2011, learned that the number of tillers per hill was averaging 70. [Photo courtesy of Henry Ngimbu]
Photo: The official launch of SRI and mid-term farming season field days in Chinsali District February 17-19, 2011, attracted about 90 people. [Photo courtesy of Henry Ngimbu]
Photo: Several people from Government, NGOs, traditional leaders and farmer groups visited Mr. and Mrs. Ng’oma’s field in Rubeen area of the Chinsali Distrcit on February 17, 2011, to observe SRI farming progress. [Photo courtesy of Henry Ngimbu]
Photo: At the official launch of SRI February 17-19, 2011, in the Chinsali District, farmers share knowledge, including the importance of soil fertility under SRI farming. [Photo courtesy of Henry Ngimbu]
Photo: Farmers practicing SRI in the Chinsali district have come to understand the contribution of soil microbial activity to soil fertility; this was observed by the Field Day team at Mr. Chilufya’s farm in Mbesuma area during the official SRI launch and farmer field day February 17-19, 2011. Mr. Chilufya’s SRI farm produced an average of 70 tillers in about 60 days from transplanting. [Photo courtesy of Henry Ngimbu]
Photo: During 2010-2011 farming season, the Rice
Value Chain Program successfully purchased
246,766 kg of paddy rice from Chinsali
district. This brought total figures to
K400,000,000 money spent to purchase the
local paddy rice for the benefit of local
farmers in Chinsali. [Photo courtesy of Henry Ngimbu]
Photo: Female farmers in the Chinsali District benefit both directly and indirectly from the increased yields of SRI fields [Photo courtesy of Henry Ngimbu].
Photo: The Rice Value Chain program managed to erect a ‘cocoon’ storage facility
with a capacity of 150 metric tons which was fully occupied by paddy rice
purchased from farmers in Chinsali. This was in addition to the large
consignment already kept on the storage shed.The Rice Value Chain program managed to erect a ‘cocoon’ storage facility
with a capacity of 150 metric tons which was fully occupied by paddy rice
purchased from farmers in Chinsali. This was in addition to the large
consignment already kept on the storage shed. [Photo courtesy of Henry Ngimbu]