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Livestock extension programmes and packages in the communal lands of Zimbabwe


Livestock extension programmes and packages in the communal lands of Zimbabwe



People, land and livestock Proceedings of a workshop on the socio economic dimensions of livestock production in the communal lands of Zimbabwe, 12-14 September, 1988, Great Zimbabwe, Masvingo: 139-154



The principles of a livestock development strategy for communal lands in Zimbabwe are highlighted. The extension services should aim to advance technical innovations and achieve an amicable balance between the objectives of the government and those of the farmers. The role of livestock in communal areas is discussed, together with possible constraints to livestock productivity.

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