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Agricultural Programs to End Hunger

Many small-scale farmers and their families suffer from hunger each year.  About half of these farmers are women, who have additional barriers to owning land, receiving education or assistance. Working with these farmers is one of the most effective ways to reduce poverty and hunger.

ERDO’s agricultural programs teach farming skills like conservation agriculture. Conservation agriculture helps farmers through the preservation of the good things in soil.  It uses minimal soil disturbance, permanent soil cover with living or dead plant material and diversifying crops. 

Together, we can empower family farmers to increase their crop production, resist climate change and recover from emergencies, like famine, drought or natural disaster.

In Canada, farmers have a unique way to join in supporting food and agriculture programs overseas. Click here to learn about Cultivate ERDO.

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Zimbabwe HERD

HERD stands for Humanitarian Early Recovery and Development. ERDO is working in Zimbabwe with families who have faced years of drought. Now, we are providing humanitarian relief to help these families recover from the years of hardship and develop their soil to ensure they will have food in the future.


Fluffles and Flocks

ERDO is bringing female farmers in Zimbabwe free range chickens and rabbits. We are providing these women with training on animal care and giving them business and marketing skills. You can bring food and an income to a small family farm in Zimbabwe today!