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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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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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Govt Fights Back As Banks Shut Doors On Its 99-Year Farm Leases

11 April 2021

THE government has been forced to reintroduce its defunct Agricultural Finance Corporation (AFC) after financial institutions grouped under the Bankers Association and resolved not to accept the state-issued 99-year farm leases. Agriculture Minister Anxious Masuka said his government had over the…

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Zimbabwe: Augur Investments Implicate Mnangagwa, Top Govt Officials in Land Dispute

6 April 2021

Augur Investments through its chief operations officer Tatiana Aleshina has implicated President Emmerson Mnangagwa in the land dispute in which the City of Harare entered into agreement with the company. In a sworn affidavit before the High Court in response to Harare North legislator Norman…

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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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Unequal land, unequal societies

7 December 2021

A really important report from the International Land Coalition and Oxfam is just out called ‘Uneven Ground: Land Inequality at the Heart of Unequal Societies’, along with 17 supporting papers. Through new analysis it shows that land inequality is even larger than previously thought, and that this…

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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…

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