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Zimbabwe loses US$ 1.8 billion every year through land degradation, says World Bank

-Land degradation costs up to 6.3% of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) annually, and this will worsen with climate change, the World Bank said. John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe – Zimbabwe is highly dependent on land and natural resources for livelihoods and economic growth, but the high levels of land degradation have resulted in the […]

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CSA technologies as solutions to raise agriculture productivity: WB

– Climate Smart technologies enhanced agricultural knowledge offer solutions to increase agricultural productivity and incomes – World Bank John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe (CZ) – The World Bank-Zimbabwe has reported that support for Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) has increased from one farmer to 80,000 across the nation as the continent’s enthusiasm for ensuring food security continues

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Rehabilitation of Kariba Dam at an advanced stage

-Completion of the work, minimize the risks of unregulated releases of water which could flood the downstream communities, resulting in damage to property and loss of lives, the Authority said. John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe (CZ) – Works on the US$294.2 million – Kariba Dam Rehabilitation Project (KDRP) are progressing well with works being 67% complete,

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A US$2 Million Agreement to Empower Liberian Women in Fisheries signed

-everybody knows women are custodians of tradition and livelihoods, so allowing them to invest in fisheries was important, officials said. Staff Reporter Harare, Zimbabwe (CZ) – The Liberian government, through the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority (NaFAA) and Conservation International (CI), has signed a US$ 2 million grant management agreement to enhance women’s participation in

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IFC invests in the in Sub-Saharan Africa tourism fund

– Tourism is critical to the long-term survival of conservation landscapes across the African continent, officials said. John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe – The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has announced a US$13 million investment in the Africa Conservation and Communities Tourism Fund (ACCT Fund). This is aimed at supporting the post-pandemic recovery and sustainable growth of

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Effective biodiversity conservation requires empowering and supporting Indigenous people 

– Basic income schemes such as CBIs improve well-being, reduce poverty, and redress inequalities including gender inequity, experts have revealed. John Cassim HARARE, ZIMBABWE – Imagine governments including Zimbabwe, were to simply transfer money, unconditionally, to people living in protected and key conservation areas throughout the world. From Indigenous people in the Amazon rainforest to

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