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From Conflict to Cooperation As ZIMOZA TFCA Paves the Way for a Sustainable Future

John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe – In a momentous occasion for regional cooperation, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, and Zambia signed the ZIMOZA Transfrontier Conservation Area (TFCA) Memorandum of Agreement yesterday. This landmark agreement marks a new era of collaboration aimed at enhancing conservation efforts and fostering socio-economic development within the region. The signing ceremony, held in Harare, brought together Zimbabwean President Dr. Emmerson Mnangagwa, Mozambican President Filipe […]

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Zimbabwe Grapples with Rising Open Defecation, WASH Sector Seeks Solutions

John Cassim, Harare – Zimbabwe Zimbabwe faces a growing challenge in sanitation and hygiene, with a recent report by the Zimbabwe Livelihoods Assessment Committee (ZIMLAC) revealing a concerning increase in open defecation. The national rate rose from 26% in 2023 to 28% in 2024, with a particularly alarming 2.8% increase recorded in urban areas. Eng. Tinayeshe Mutazu, Chairperson of the

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Zimbabwe Eyes Carbon Credit Goldmine

We must leverage these opportunities to drive sustainable development and improve the lives of our people John Cassim Veronica Jakarasi – Executive Director, Institute of Sustainability & Development Finance Bulawayo, Zimbabwe – Climate change experts have gathered in Zimbabwe’s second city Bulawayo to explore how the country can transform its environmental challenges into economic opportunities. With the

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NMB Bank secures $10 million loan from British International Investment to boost agricultural exports and support sustainable farming

-The loan will be used to support on-lending to exporting agribusinesses, and those investing in climate-smart practices. -Addressing the financing gap is key in supporting the growth of the agricultural sector which employs approximately 65% of Zimbabwe’s population. Harare, Zimbabwe – NMB Bank Zimbabwe Limited announced today that it has secured a $10 million loan from British

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The 2024 Veldfire Restriction Period Starts on a Sad Note

Staff Reporter Harare, Zimbabwe – The Environmental Management Agency (EMA) has announced a slight reduction in veld fire incidents recorded so far this year compared to the same period last year. However, this positive development is overshadowed by the tragic loss of life. Since the onset of the 2024 veld fire restriction period on July

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Zimbabwe intensifies Article 6’s readiness for the carbon market.

Staff Reporter Zimbabwe has made giant steps towards its readiness to meet all the expectations of Article 6 of the Paris Agreement, as the southern African country intensifies its efforts to implement carbon credit projects. On Thursday, the Ministry announced an ambitious program to set Zimbabwe as one of the first parties to the Paris

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Zimbabwe Think Regional And Act Local, As It Ratifies The SADC Protocol On Environmental Management for Sustainable Development.

John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe – The Zimbabwean government has committed to strengthening its efforts on implementing environmental conventions and treaties with a transboundary focus by ratifying the SADC Protocol on Environmental Management for Sustainable Development. The Protocol establishes principles derived from the Rio Declaration on Sustainable Development, including cooperation among member states, respect for national sovereignty

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Hippos (Hippopotamus): Facts to Know About the River Horse

John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe – Did you know that hippos can run so fast that at times they are airborne, according to research by the Royal Veterinary College (RVC), as reported by the media in the United Kingdom (UK)? Hippos, unlike other land animals such as elephants, horses, and rhinos, exclusively trot when moving, making

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The Source of the Zambezi River

– Africa’s fourth longest river originates from a burbling spring in a secluded stretch of woods.   John Cassim Africa’s fourth-longest river, the Zambezi, boasts an unassuming origin, a gurgling spring nestled within a secluded Zambian forest at the north-western corner. Despite its modest beginnings, this spring marks the birthplace of a powerful waterway. The Source:

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Displaced and Disconnected: The BaTonga Conservation Culture Under Threat in Zimbabwe

-Those cultural practices, whether they have to do with nature and conservation, or our day’s lifestyle, they got diluted By John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe The BaTonga people of Zimbabwe have long been admired for their deep respect for their language, traditions, and the natural world around them. However, the construction of the Kariba Dam in

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