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Kimberley Process on the Brink

Decision on Zimbabwe Violated Pact’s Spirit, Purpose (Washington, DC) - The decision on June 23, 2011, to allow exports from Zimbabwe's Marange diamond fields goes against the very spirit and purpose of the Kimberley Process, Human Rights…

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News and Press Release
Source:
HRW
Posted:
28 Jun 2011

Zimbabwe

Impunity fuelling Zim violence

by Edward Jones HARARE – Zimbabwe’s continued failure to investigate past torture crimes such as during the Gukurahundi era and run up to the 2008 violent elections could fuel a repeat of violence and torture in future…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
ZimOnline
Posted:
28 Jun 2011

Zimbabwe

Donor hands over HIV programme to govt

Medicines Sans Frontieres Holland, a private international humanitarian aid organisation, has handed over the Gweru HIV/AIDS project it embarked on in 2006 to the government. The project included distribution of Anti-Retroviral Dugs and paying of nurses to…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
The Zimbabwean
Posted:
27 Jun 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's Marange Diamonds Put Kimberley Process to the Test

The question of whether and how diamonds from Zimbabwe’s rich Marange field should enter world markets has driven a wedge through the Kimberley Process. The meeting in Kinshasa was called in a bid to resolve that…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
VOA
Posted:
22 Jun 2011

Zimbabwe

Monthly Humanitarian Update, May 2011

Key Points Limited CAP funding curtails humanitarian programmes. Food partners brace for the worst. Policy changes by neighbouring countries create new immigration challenges. Special edition and review of the CAP and related programmes at mid-year.

Format:
Situation Report
Source:
OCHA
Posted:
21 Jun 2011
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Zimbabwe

Recent developments in agricultural research

Key Trends Since 2002 • Economic decline significantly constrained agricultural research and development (R&D) in Zimbabwe during 2002–08. • Research spending and staffng levels at Zimbabwe’s main agricultural research agency, the Department of Research and Specialist Services (DR&SS),…

Format:
Analysis
Source:
IFPRI
Posted:
17 Jun 2011
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Zimbabwe

Food Security Outlook Update June 2011

Staple cereal harvest stabilizes household food security Key Messages • Food security remains generally stable at the national level with staple cereals and basic food stuffs readily available on the market. Own staple cereal production and purchases are…

Format:
Situation Report
Source:
FEWS NET
Posted:
17 Jun 2011
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Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Legislation Would Give Human Rights Commission Legal Powers

The Zimbabwe Peace Project said that although the political environment is increasingly volatile, reported cases of violence decreased in April to 977 from 1,188 after ZANU-PF completed an anti-sanctions campaign Tatenda Gumbo & Jonga Kandemiiri | Washington The…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
VOA
Posted:
15 Jun 2011