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Stabilizing Food Security and Enhancing Livelihoods in Zimbabwe (2011-2015)

Implemented in partnership with the Canadian Hunger Foundation (CHF), this project used an integrated approach that targeted vulnerable rural households in four districts of Manicaland and Matabeleland South. The project responded to the acute needs of vulnerable households through short-term input support interventions, while simultaneously addressing the chronic nature of food and livelihoods insecurity by […]

Scaling up Adaptation in Zimbabwe, With a Focus on Rural Livelihoods (2014-2018)

The objective of this UNDP/GEF supported project is to scale up adaptation measures and reduce the vulnerability of rural communities, particularly women to climate variability and change in Buhera, Chimanimani and Chiredzi Districts (Natural Region 5) in Zimbabwe.┬áThe project targets 10,100 rural households (70% female headed) in the 3 districts over the period November 2014 […]

Adapting to Climate Change through Protecting and Enriching Local Natural Woodlands and Forests in Malipati, Chiredzi District (2014-2018.)

This project aims to strengthen the capacity of rural communities in Chiredzi district wards 13 and 15 to reduce carbon emissions through protection and enhancement of their forest resources. Carbon reduction incentives could be an effective way of reducing deforestation and forest degradation while enabling the poor to benefit. The strong history of successful community-based […]

Integrated Soil-water Conservation and Livestock Management in the Runde catchment area (2014-2016.)

Runde Phase 1 ran from 2011 to 2013. This phase focused on diptank rehabilitation, gulley reclamation, dam rehabilitation and catchment protection; establishment of livestock watering points; CA; community gardens and establishment of small irrigation schemes; infiltration ditches; implementation and enforcement of by-laws. The objective for the current phase (2014-2016) is environmental protection and monitoring to […]

Manjinji Irrigation Scheme Rehabilitation Project

This project which was being implemented in partnership with Liechtenstein Development Service (LED) saw the Manjinji irrigation scheme having 5 fully functional pumping units (boreholes) that supply water for production. In total, the pumps discharge approximately 400 cubic meters of water per hour, enough to irrigate 10.9 ha per week through the use of a […]