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Zimbabwe is a landlocked country in Southern Africa. It borders on South Africa, Botswana, Mozambique and Zambia. It has a population of 14.8 million. There are five natural regions. Almost 64% of the country falls into natural regions IV and V characterised by low rainfall, vulnerability to extreme weather events and limited livelihood opportunities.
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Ambitious $104 million program targets land degradation in Africa and Central Asian countries

16 June 2021

Main photo: Farmers at a FAO anti-desertification project in Burkina Faso, one of 11 countries targeted by the Global Environment Fund Initiative The global launch of a $104 million initiative signals an ambitious effort by a range of partners to safeguard drylands in the context of climate change,…

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Job Opportunity: Project Manager Knowledge Management of the LAND-at-scale Programme at LANDac

11 June 2021

  LANDac is looking for an enthusiastic, goal-oriented Project Manager who has affinity with the field of land governance and development.

Food insecurity crisis accelerating in Southern Africa

28 May 2021

Writing in the Daily Maverick Citizen Tatenda Mazurura reports on the finding of the Hunger Hotspots report highlighting that in parts of Angola, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Madagascar, Mozambique and Zimbabwe, many people are experiencing a critical hunger situation, with extreme…

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The 21st century in Zimbabwe’s land struggles were deeply rooted in colonial laws legitimating dispossession and controlling land allocation

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Food Garden, photo by DFAT 2011

State Politics & the Customary Power of Chiefs in Zimbabwe

6 August 2021

By Phillan Zamchiya, Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) * This article was originally published as part of the online discussion on customary law in Southern Africa Chieftaincy in Africa is shaped by developmental visions of the State, the political interests of the ruling…

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Join us for a Webinar: Sextortion and Land Governance - What is it and how can it be tackled?

The Land Portal Foundation, Mokoro Ltd and Transparency International co-hosted an interactive webinar on sextortion in land governance and its implications on June 25th, 2018. The webinar featured an interactive discussion among expert panelists. Sextortion is defined as the abuse of power to…