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19 600 Farmers Receive Command Agric Inputs


More than 19 600 farmers have so far received adequate inputs from Government’s specialised import substitution maize (Command Agriculture), the Zanu-PF Politburo heard yesterday.


Provision of irrigation services to the farming community to enhance agricultural production and productivity.

To have all Zimbabwean exploitable water resources utilized for irrigation using the best water saving appropriate technologies.

Core Functions
• Plan and design irrigation systems;
• Develop irrigation systems;
• Rehabilitate irrigation systems;
• Farmer training on irrigation water management;
• Monitoring and evaluation of irrigation projects;
• Irrigation systems research and testing.

The Department of Irrigation is the government department responsible for the overall planning, design, construction, sustainable operation, maintenance and management of communal irrigation schemes; irrigation research; and the provision of irrigation engineering, advisory and regulatory services to irrigation clientele in Zimbabwe.

The Department of Irrigation upholds the following values:

  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism and
  • Accountability.