Cleared Landmines Helps Zimbabwe Farmers
Description: How mine clearance has made a huge difference for one family farm in Zimbabwe.
21 Mar 2017
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01 Dec 2016
Description: It has been six seasons since Patricia Nhauro’s family has harvested a viable crop. It has been even longer since her family has eaten three meals a day. “Probably not since before Mugabe was born,” Patricia says with a laugh, referring to Robert Mugabe, the 92-year-old President of Zimbabwe. The IFRC and Zimbabwe Red Cross Society are helping families like Patricia’s to survive the ongoing drought, in part through mobile cash transfers. “Being given cash, it gives me a choice,” says Patricia.
16 Aug 2016
Description: The Center for Strategic and International Studies Africa Program, in collaboration with the United States Institute for Peace, cordially invites you to a panel discussion: (Read more at https://csis.org/events/zimbabwe-human-rights-crisis)
25 Mar 2016
Description: Nearly 40 years after the conflict ended, landmines laid along the Zimbabwe’s border with Mozambique continue to pose a threat to the lives and livelihoods of rural communities. Since 2012, the ICRC has been assisting the Zimbabwe Mine Action Centre (ZIMAC) to strengthen its capacity to remove landmines in the Crooks Corner to Sango Border Post minefield in the southeastern Zimbabwe. In this video, we look at the challenges faced by deminers and the progress achieved so far.
03 Feb 2016
Description: Helping to ensure that places of detention are clean and hygienic remains a priority for the ICRC who have been working in Zimbabwean prisons since 2009. In 2015, the ICRC introduced a chlorine production pilot project at Marondera Prison together with the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Service (ZPCS) with the goal of replacing the purchase of disinfectants by the ZPCS with a simpler, most cost-effective solution. In this video, we witness the impact of partnership between ZPCS and the ICRC aimed at finding affordable and sustainable solutions to keep places of detention clean.
03 Feb 2016
Description: Piers Pigou, Southern Africa Project Director, speaks to Al Jazeera about the 11 December conference of Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party, noting the need to address perennial issues regarding Mugabe’s succession, internal party factionalism and economic crisis. (11 December)
11 Dec 2015
Description: Trócaire in partnership with the Zimbabwe Network of People Living with HIV (ZNNP+) and Connect, have piloted a new initiative “We Are the Change: Dealing with HIV Related Self Stigma in Zimbabwe” using a method called ‘Inquiry Based Stress Reduction’ (IBSR).
23 Nov 2015
Description: Professor Ian Scoones’ 15-year study of rural livelihoods in Zimbabwe has successfully transformed understanding of the impact of the 2000 land reform, leading to policy shifts within the region and internationally.
Professor Scoones is second prize winner of the 'Outstanding International Impact' category of the ESRC Celebrating Impact Prize 2015. The Celebrating Impact Prize recognises and rewards the successes of ESRC-funded researchers achieving outstanding economic and societal impacts.
More information on Professor Scoones' award-winning work is available at http://www.esrc.ac.uk/news-and-events/features-casestudies/case-studies/34380/changing-views-on-zimbabwes-land-reform.aspx
24 Jun 2015
Description: In this episode of Hungry Planet, WFP visits the quarantined town of Kenema, Sierra Leone, to meet an Ebola survivor. FAO sheds light on the advantages of community farming and gender equality to food security in Zimbabwe. In Bangladesh IFAD supports the production and consumption of small fish as part of nutrition-boosting programme.
24 Apr 2015
Description: (Harare February 3, 2015) The Zimbabwe government has used violence, harassment and the deliberate restriction of humanitarian aid to coerce an estimated 20,000 flood victims to resettle on tiny land plots where the government plans to establish a sugar cane plantation.
03 Feb 2015
Description: Torrential rains and flooding in Zimbabwe have forced thousands to flee their homes, exposing children and their families to cold and
rain with only what they had managed to bring with them.
Save the Children teams on the ground are responding to the urgent needs of children caught up in this forgotten emergency.
02 May 2014