Service Delivery

DIVISION OF IRRIGATION

17 OCTOBER 2018

Service Delivery

The division is conducting irrigation assessments for farmers. Farmers in need of the service are required to visit Irrigation offices in their province, pay $250.00 and an engineer will be assigned to do the assessment.

Exhibitions

Division of Irrigation participated in 2018 exhibitions together with other departments/divisions and the ministry got first prize in the Public Sector category and received a trophy and a certificate. Table 1 summarises provincial achievements.

Table 1: Division of Irrigation Achievements on 2018 Exhibitions-Provincial Shows

Province Remarks
Matebeleland South Silver medal in the Public Sector category
Mashonaland East Second position in the Public Sector category
Mashonaland Central Second position in the Public Sector category
Midlands Second position in the Public Sector category

 

Farmer Training on Irrigation

Communal and A1 Irrigation Schemes nationally are being trained on good irrigated agriculture practices under a programme called 2018 Irrigation Competition.  The irrigation schemes receive prizes from Irrigation Division and other stakeholders. So far district prize giving ceremonies have been held in Mashonaland East and Matebeleland South provinces as summarised in table 2 below.

Table 2: Summary of projects that received 1st prize in each district

Province District Project
Mashonaland East Marondera Machiki
Murehwa Howgate
Mutoko Chitora
Hwedza Nyamhemba
Goromonzi Chibvuti
Seke Kildonan
Mudzi Nyamatanda
Chikomba Nyahoni
Matebeleland South Gwanda Mankonkoni
  Matobo Valley
  Beitbridge River Ranch
  Insiza Siwazi
  Bulilima Moza