Solar energy brings hope for Zimbabwe's farmers

Practical Action's CEO Paul Smith Lomas recently visited our work in Southern Zimbabwe. Here are some of his reflections on the visit and the new feeling of optimism in the country.  You can find out more about the work he visited from the pages linked below.

Solar irrigation for food security

Using the power of the sun to irrigate gardens will enable farmers to move from subsistence to commercial farming. It will support farmers to obtain improved access to markets, better extension services and agricultural information and finance.

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Sustainable Energy for Rural Communities

Sustainable Energy for Rural Communities (SE4RC) is helping families survive future droughts, put food on their tables and sell surplus crops to earn a living. We are achieving this by connecting irrigation schemes to solar-powered mini-grids.

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