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ZPP Monthly Monitor (February 2015)

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY In this report ZPP highlights the risks that gold panners face at Kitsiyatota in Bindura as they try to eke a living. When ZPP team arrived at the site they were mobbed as gold panners thought…

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Situation Report
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ZPP
Posted:
27 Mar 2015
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Zimbabwe

GIEWS Country Brief: Zimbabwe 17-March-2015

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT Cereal production in 2015 forecast to decrease, largely due to drier weather in southern parts of the country Reflecting strong recovery in 2014 cereal output, import requirements decreased, while prices remained below their year-earlier levels Food…

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News and Press Release
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FAO
Posted:
27 Mar 2015
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Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe on alert over cholera threat

By Foster Dongozi HARARE, 25 March 2015 (IRIN) - Children play on the dumpsite in the Budiriro suburb of Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare, scrambling through the garbage and ignoring the clouds of flies and overpowering stench from the…

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News and Press Release
Source:
TNH
Posted:
25 Mar 2015

Zimbabwe + 1 more

Japanese Ambassador hands over borehole drilling rig to Zimbabwe

At a hand-over ceremony held in Domboshawa today, the Japanese Ambassador to Zimbabwe, His Excellency Mr Yoshi Tendai Hiraishi, officially handed over a refurbished borehole drilling rig to the Government of Zimbabwe. The Minister of the…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Govt. Japan
Posted:
25 Mar 2015

Zimbabwe

WFP Zimbabwe | Brief Reporting period: 01 October – 31 December 2014

COUNTRY STRATEGY: WFP in Zimbabwe operates through a Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation (PRRO), which aims to preserve livelihoods and safeguard the nutritional status of chronically food insecure people by addressing the root causes of food insecurity…

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Situation Report
Source:
WFP
Posted:
20 Mar 2015
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Zimbabwe

Using technology to facilitate food fortification in Zimbabwe

Late last year, in December 2014, GAIN donated six iChecks kits worth $38,000 to Zimbabwe to help monitor the micronutrient content in fortified foods. Earlier this year GAIN staff went to Zimbabwe to hear about the…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
GAIN
Posted:
16 Mar 2015

Zimbabwe

Dignity Digest Volume 1, Issue 1, October - December 2014

INTRODUCTION Zimbabwe’s Constitution is laudable for the inclusion of socio-economic rights in the Declaration of Rights. Just like civil and political, socio-economic rights are equally important as they are basic standards without which people cannot live in…

Format:
Assessment
Source:
ZPP
Posted:
13 Mar 2015
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Zimbabwe

Heifer scheme brings joy to rural women

by Clayton Masekesa A local Non-Governmental Organisation scheme - the Heifer International Project - is providing heifers to women in an effort to fight poverty and reduce malnutrition amongst rural women and children. The Heifer Scheme, launched in…

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News and Press Release
Source:
The Zimbabwean
Posted:
13 Mar 2015

Zimbabwe

Project gives women access to markets

Access to markets has been the biggest obstacle to success for subsistence farmers. A project called Profit +, funded by USAID, has started to tackle this problem. Grace Bingandade, 52, widow, mother of five and subsistence…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
The Zimbabwean
Posted:
12 Mar 2015

Zimbabwe

As official data dries up, Zimbabwe's farmers gauge rainfall themselves

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Wed, 11 Mar 2015 10:08 GMT Author: Jeffrey Gogo UZUMBA, Zimbabwe, March 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - T wo months after the first rains fell in Zunzanyika village last autumn, tensions were high.…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
AlertNet
Posted:
12 Mar 2015