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Zimbabwe: Food Assistance Fact Sheet - November 27, 2017

Situation Economic, environmental and political challenges undermine food security in Zimbabwe. Cash shortages, water logging, drought, crop pests and a shortage of fertilizer threaten agricultural production. Nationally, 92 percent of households in Zimbabwe practice agriculture as their primary…

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USAID
Posted:
04 Dec 2017
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Sweden, Ireland unveil $US4.7m to end GBV in Zimbabwe

30 November 2017, Harare – The Governments of the Sweden and Ireland today signed an agreement of cooperation with the United Nations committing US$4.7 million to support a Joint Programme on Zero Tolerance to Gender Based…

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News and Press Release
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UNCT Zimbabwe
Posted:
01 Dec 2017

Zimbabwe

A Chance to Live: HIV treatment reaches 1 million in Zimbabwe

With 1 in 7 adults living with HIV, Zimbabwe has one of the highest prevalence rates in the world, a situation aggravated by a major shortage of public health workers and serious economic challenges. Yet despite…

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UNDP
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30 Nov 2017

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New Beginnings in Zimbabwe: APOPO to begin clearing landmines

Clearing four-decades old landmines will protect endangered elephants, lions and local communities Harare, Zimbabwe — APOPO, the charity famed for its use of specially trained rats in landmine and tuberculosis detection, is proud to announce it will…

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APOPO
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28 Nov 2017

Zimbabwe

As droughts lengthen, Zimbabwe’s medicinal plants disappear

"The plants are disappearing, both fruit and herbal medicines, but we cannot do anything," says one rural herbalist By Andrew Mambondiyani ZIMUNYA, Zimbabwe, Nov 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Henry Fusirayi Nzarayebani, an elder in Zimunya, a village…

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Source:
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Posted:
28 Nov 2017

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Leave No One behind: End Violence Against Women and Girls

23 November 2017, Harare – Today the United Nations in Zimbabwe in partnership with the Embassy of Sweden held a media launch of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence under the theme,…

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News and Press Release
Source:
UN RC Zimbabwe
Posted:
23 Nov 2017

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Protect Detainees’ Rights

Some Mugabe Associates May Be in Military Detention (Harare) – Zimbabwe authorities should uphold the rights of everyone detained following the military takeover of the government on November 15, 2017, Human Rights Watch said today. The military…

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News and Press Release
Source:
HRW
Posted:
22 Nov 2017

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Post-Mugabe government must open new chapter of respect for rights

19 November 2017 Responding to the news that Robert Mugabe has resigned as President of Zimbabwe, Salil Shetty, Secretary General of Amnesty International said: “After more than three decades of violent repression, the way forward for the country…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Amnesty
Posted:
21 Nov 2017