Improving Rural Livelihoods


Ruramiso Mashumba, member of the Global Farmer Network was a speaker at a CFS47 virtual Side Event—Using Agriculture as a Tool to Reduce Poverty & Malnutrition on February 11, 2021. What is she doing as a farmer? Mashumba is pioneering use of the latest technology to reduce carbon emissions and revolutionizing communal farming in a sustainable way.

Ruramiso Mashumba

Ruramiso Mashumba

Ruramiso Mashumba is serving the GFN as Regional Lead: Africa. Ruramiso is a young female farmer from Marondera, Zimbabwe and founder of Mnandi Africa, an organization that helps rural woman combat poverty and malnutrition. She is currently studying for an MBA in sustainable food and agriculture. The trailblazing farmer holds several accolades and achievements to her name that is testimony to the outstanding work she is doing in the Zimbabwean agricultural sector. Ruramiso has been recognized as the 2020 GFN Kleckner Award recipient.

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