Known as the Songhai model, the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development’s organic agricultural project at Kampiringisa in Mpingi District is beginning to take shape, six months after it was established.
Sitting on 100 acre land at Kampiringisa Rehabilitation Centre, demonstrates the relationship between crop husbandry, animal husbandry and aquiculture thriving within one ecosystem. The aim is that animals, crops, trees and fish will depend on each other for survival.
The farm being managed by the ministry’s Inclusive Green Growth for Poverty Reduction Programme was picked from Benin where a Dominican priest, Rev Fr Godfrey Nzamujo, has changed the mode of farming through the establishment of organic farming sites. Read more