Agro-forestry has been identified as a step in the right direction to ensure greater returns from farming.

As the country steps a gear up in ensuring that the bread basket status is achieved, agro-forestry has been identified as one of the ways to create a more diverse, productive, profitable, healthy, ecologically sound and sustainable land-use systems.

The Minister of Environment, Water and Climate, Cde Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri said the country can tap into international markets where there is high demand for Zimbabwean fruit as part of the drive.

Speaking during the launch of the Kuwadzana Going Green Initiative, Kuwadzana legislator, Cde Betty Kaseke said the agrarian reform has provided an eye opener in the country’s potential in the agriculture sector, adding that the greening initiative should spur communities into keeping their environment clean.

The event also saw the unveiling of a borehole, the 17th in the area.