Our Projects

Adapting to Climate Change through Protecting and Enriching Local Natural Woodlands and Forests in Malipati, Chiredzi District (2014-2018.)

This project aims to strengthen the capacity of rural communities in Chiredzi district wards 13 and 15 to reduce carbon emissions through protection and enhancement of their forest resources. Carbon reduction incentives could be an effective way of reducing deforestation and forest degradation while enabling the poor to benefit. The strong history of successful community-based […]

Integrated Soil-water Conservation and Livestock Management in the Runde catchment area (2014-2016.)

Runde Phase 1 ran from 2011 to 2013. This phase focused on diptank rehabilitation, gulley reclamation, dam rehabilitation and catchment protection; establishment of livestock watering points; CA; community gardens and establishment of small irrigation schemes; infiltration ditches; implementation and enforcement of by-laws. The objective for the current phase (2014-2016) is environmental protection and monitoring to […]

Manjinji Irrigation Scheme Rehabilitation Project

This project which was being implemented in partnership with Liechtenstein Development Service (LED) saw the Manjinji irrigation scheme having 5 fully functional pumping units (boreholes) that supply water for production. In total, the pumps discharge approximately 400 cubic meters of water per hour, enough to irrigate 10.9 ha per week through the use of a […]

Bio-diversified Agriculture for Poverty Reduction and Promotion of Child Rights in Zimbabwe (2011-2014)

SAFIRE in partnership with the Farm Orphans Support Trust (FOST) implemented this three year project which was funded by TDH/BMZ in three districts of Mashonaland Central Province which are Rushinga, Mbire and Muzarabani. The project’s focus was building the self-help capacities of the communities through integrating   local knowledge and practices with conventional knowledge and technologies. […]