FARMERS ECONOMIC GROWTH TRUST
Using a value chain business model, FEG Trust Seeks to stimulate economic activity in the smallholder farming communities using goats as the ultimate game changer to fight poverty, food insecurity and the stigma that rural areas are for the poor people.
Goats are the ultimate game changer against poverty, food insecurity and rural stigma.
GOATS CAN SURVIVE HARSH CONDITIONS
Most of Zimbabwe’s rural communities live in ecological regions 3, 4, and 5 which are mostly arid and receives little rainfall. Goats are prolific browsers and grazers. They can thrive in these ecologies at commercial levels.
Commercialising goats will empower rural women
Commercialising goats will empower rural women who are largely involved in the hardest chores.
GOATS WILL STIMULATE TRADE
Goats will stimulate trade in marginal rural areas such as Muzarabani, Mbire, Rushinga, Kariba, Gokwe, Gweru, Kwekwe, Binga, Hwange, Tsholotsho, Gwanda, Umzingwane, Umguza, Insiza, Matobo, Zvishavane, Mberengwa, Beitbridge, Mwenezi, Chiredzi, Chivi, Zaka, Bikita, Gutu, Churumanzu, Chipinge, Chimanimani, Buhera, Chikomba, Mudzi and UMP. These communal areas can only commercialise goats unless there is irrigation. Zimbabwe is already a goat country, let us take the final leap by commercialising the goat for the benefit of these rural communities.
Farmers Economic Growth Trust is a farmer organisation registered as a trust focusing purely on the commercialisation of the Zimbabwean goat. Its main goal to 2020 is to increase the breeding goat stock to commercial levels. Commercialisation is a sophisticated...read more
FEGT HAS FARMERS FROM ALL PARTS OF ZIMBABWE
FEG trust has divided Zimbabwe into three goat clusters. Each Cluster should have its value chain business model. Each cluster should raise a goat breeding stock of 300000 females to be able to sustain a slaughtering program.
Northern Region Cluster (NRC)
Mashonaland West, Mashonaland Central, Mashonaland East and Northern Manicaland
Southern Region Cluster (SRC)
Western Midlands, Matebeleland North and Matebeleland South.
South Eastern Region Cluster (SERC)
Eastern Midlands, Masvingo and Southern Manicaland.