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Lighting up learning – getting connected in Zimbabwe

Posted by John Magrath Programme Researcher Have you ever heard of a solar powered school? John Magrath, Programme Researcher, explains how the installation of solar panels has enabled remote schools in Zimbabwe to enter the internet age and to light up classrooms for study in…

Weather alerts by text message: a climate change adaptation success?

By Innocent Katsande Accurate weather forecasts can help farmers to improve their harvests and protect their livestock, but poor rural communities often lack access to this information. In the first of a series of blogs on climate change resilience, Zimbabwe programme communications coordinator, Innocent Katsande,…

Ferrochrome mining in Shurugwi Midlands Province Zimbabwe

by Fadzai Traquino “Our neighbours ( companies ) only carress the leapard so that it does not bite , they no longer have concern for us .” These were the words of an elderly man at one of the community consultation meetings held in Shurugwi…

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