By Nelson Mudzingwa, ZIMSOFF national coordinator Introduction Indigenous knowledge and cultural diversity is increasingly being put under pressure as the process of modernization is reaching into every corner of Zimbabwe. Rapid changes are taking place in land use practices, farming methods, health care and the cultural ethos and rituals of indigenous people. Fortunately, in recent...
By Witness Kozanayi, researcher supporting the SKI AEL Participatory Action (PAR) Research process Chimanimani, Gutu, and Makoni Districts have something in common. It is not the fact that they are all rural areas in Zimbabwe. Neither is it the fact they are all SKI sites where pilot work on Agroecology Landscape (AEL) regeneration is being...

Seed and Knowledge Initiative

The Seed and Knowledge Initiative (SKI) is a dynamic partnership of diverse southern African organisations committed to securing food sovereignty in the region.

We work with smallholder farmers to become more seed, food and nutritionally secure through farmer-led seed systems, improved crop diversity, and the revival of local knowledge systems. While we have relationships with a number of organisations and individuals all over the world, our primary stakeholders are the farmers we work with in Malawi, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Recent Articles

BOOK LAUNCH – ‘African Perspectives on Agroecology: Why farmer-led seed and knowledge systems matter’
March 4, 2024
Harare Good Food Festival 2023 Publication – “ Deep roots – Traditional root and tuber crops in Zimbabwe”
February 1, 2024
SKI side-event at the FAO Plant Treaty GB10 meeting
November 23, 2023