Southern Africa is experiencing a period of drought due to El Nino and this is seriously affecting the health and value of the cattle stocks of smallholder cattle farmers. An abattoir established with funds from a RARP grant-matching facility is alleviating the problem by providing credit facilities to farmers so they can purchase cattle feed to rehabilitate their cattle and produce higher quality meat. Smallholders can offset this credit against the improved sales returns at the abbatoir for their healthier cattle. You can read the full article featured in The Herald newspaper in Zimbabwe below.