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Chronic drought, a factor in increased migration – OXFAM

Chronic drought is a factor in increased migration in Southern Africa – Government of Zimbabwe must address food insecurity with both emergency and adaptation finance, Oxfam says In response to the Address by His Excellency President Robert Mugabe on the occasion of the high-level meeting…

Oxfam, PWYP Launches Report on Mining Revenues 

A Case Study of Caledonia Blanket Mine Publish What You Pay Zimbabwe and Oxfam launched a Research Paper on Government Revenues from mining focusing on a case study of the Caledonia Blanket Mine. The research was lead by Don Hubert, who is President of Resources…

Climate Change Adaptation Success in Buhera

Boaz Chimombe a Master Farmer in Ward 28 of Buhera South District with the support of Oxfam and partners is leading the way in practicing conservation farming. Boaz is showing fellow farmers in the District that climate change adaptation is possible with minimum resources and…

Sensitisation meeting on Draft Mines and Minerals Bill

OXFAM, PACT, The Southern African Parliamentary Support Trust (SAPST) in collaboration with the Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA) and the Publish What You Pay Coalition hosted a half day sensitisation and capacity strengthening meeting with the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Mines and Energy to analyse…

Women and Care Symposium

Women’s Coalition of Zimbabwe in partnership with Oxfam launched a Women and Care Symposium in Bulawayo under the theme “Accelerating Advocacy for Women and Care Work”. The symposium was conducted on “Orange Day” which is a day set aside to focus on eradicating violence against…

Food security support needs rethink

We welcome the declaration of a national disaster. This is indeed a crisis. In some places, people have still not received any rains – some have not even planted yet and elsewhere they are a write-off. We call on International donors to rapidly respond to…

Markets Assessments for Strategic Influencing

A Pre-crisis Market Mapping Analysis is currently being conducted by Oxfam in Zimbabwe to provide input into contingency planning, developing response options and understanding the market dynamics specifically in Gwanda District of Matebelend South Province. The results of the Market Mapping Analysis will assist programmers…

Strengthening Weather and Climate Change Information Dissemination Systems in Zimbabwe

In 2012, Oxfam in Zimbabwe secured funding from the Leverage and Resource Scarcity Fund for a project titled Strengthening Weather and Climate Change information dissemination systems in Zimbabwe. The overall project objective is to build the resilience of smallholder farmers in Masvingo and Midlands Provinces…

Scaling up Adaptation in Zimbabwe

In September 2014, Oxfam received a grant of US$3.98 million from the Global Environmental Facility (GEF) Special Climate Change Fund (SCCF) through UNDP on behalf of the Government of Zimbabwe to implement the project, Scaling up Adaptation in Zimbabwe, with a focus on rural livelihoods.…

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