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WHO we are



Raymond Nazare Agricultural Engineer




Newton Spicer Agro-ecologist





Kudakwashe Kanetsa Workshop manager



Raymond has developed agro-based business kits for small to medium scale enterprises. The kits combine hardware with operating information for field production and post harvest processing of agricultural materials.


Raymond has co-authored a range of practical trainers guides including “Small-Scale Solar Drying of Fruits and Vegetables” and “Small Scale Oil Processing” produced by the FAO.


Kudakwashe is a skilled artesan who has had many years working in the Zimbabwean economy. He has been a member of the Zimbabwe Solar Dryer team since our inception in 2014, and was promoted to workshop manager in 2018.

Newton worked for many years with small-scale and communal farmers in developing sustainable natural farming methods. This was undertaken while working with the Ministry of Agriculture (Agritex), the Zimbabwe Farmers' Union (ZFU) and various small non-governmental organisations.


Co-author, “Production without Destruction” - A manual for trainers and a reference book for those practicing natural or organic farming.       ISBN No. 0-7974-1443-6

Co-author and compiler, “Acacia Handbook”: Growing and Managing Acacias in South Central Africa.

ISBN No. 0-9515209-7-0

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