Our farm activities
Growing of bamboo The bamboos belong to the grasses family and are the fastest-growing plants in the world and there are over 10,000 species of bamboo. Bamboo can grow in any landscape including those that are considered degraded. It can grow in sandy, stony and sometimes water logged areas. In our farm we grow both green bamboos (Dendrocalamus asper) and Yellow
Pearl of Africa Farm (POAF) developed in the rural setting is engaged in attractive and enjoyable sustainable farming that will offer you agricultural, educational and leisure opportunities. The farm management is readily available to share with you the best practice farming ideas during your stay at the farm. The innovative and interesting farming ideas practiced
A lot of vegetation in Katubwe-Banda has been destroyed to free land for economic development activities. Some herbal plants are also dying because of environmental and climatic change resulting from human activities. Herbal plants that normally grow in hilly areas of Mende Hill are being destroyed in the process of mining stones for construction projects.
At the time of clearing the swamp we were of the view that the swamp was not important to us. We learnt our lessons as a result of flooding and soil erosion. We have now adopted sustainable farming with the aim of maintaining a healthy environment for future generations. As a result our vegetation cover