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Nyimba District Farmers Association

Nyimba District Farmers Association (NDFA) is a non-governmental organization whose mission is to facilitate good governance among farming households for agricultural technological advancement, high productivity and increased well-being in a gender balanced and HIV/AIDS free environment”


In 1991, the Zambian nation adopted a liberalized and this declined the government support to farmers, in response; a group of 10 farmers living in the Mtilizi Re-settlement Scheme came together and formed the an association to help support one another. The organization was officially registered in 2006, under the Societies Act number 119 of the laws of Zambia.

NDFA is currently working in all four chiefdoms of Ndake, Luembe, Nyalugwe and Mwape of Nyimba District. The main work has been centered


Date of Establishment:

14-Oct, 1994

Purpose of Organization:

Food security. Poverty reduction, Climate Change intervention, Human and land rights advocacy and Entrepreneurship development

GEF/SGP involvement:

Conservation farming and tree planting project for 4 years of implementation

Experience:

The beneficiaries of the project stopped using the tree bark for honey heives.The beneficiaries started having three meals per day due to conservation practices.2 orchards have been established and 45,000 musangu have been planted.
Countries in which organization is active:
  • Zambia

Contact Details
Street Address:
P.O BOX 570040
City/Town:
NYIMBA
Country:
Zambia
Telephone No.:
+260-216-374 133
Fax Phone:
+260-216-374 144
Website:
http://www.nyimba.org
Email:
nyimba_dfa2@yahoo.com
Organization founded:
Oct-14-1994

NGO Information
Focal Area:
  • Climate Change
  • Organization Type:
  • Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
  • Geographic Scope:
  • Local

  • Contact Person
    Name:
    Ms. Ykiwe Lungu Key Contact Person
    Position:
    Board Chairperson
    Email:
    nyimba_dfa2yahoo.com

    Contact Person
    Name:
    Mr. Patson G. Phiri Key Contact Person
    Position:
    Distrcit Organisation Coordinator
    Email:
    potphirigmail.com


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