Women Empowerment: Mining a Fortune
Transforming Livelihoods One SACCO at a Time

With seed funding from the Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Livelihoods project of UNDP, the Fundani SACCO ventured into the practice of goat-keeping, positioning their group as a leader in in the leather, meat, and milk value chains in Lupane.

Promoting Networks For Improved Livelihoods

The event was the Ownai Farmers Fair supported by the United Nations Development Programme and the Zimbabwe Farmers Union (ZFU).

View of the hardware set up by Gawa Cooperative
Forging partnerships for sustainable prosperity

At the center of the rural wards 20 and 32 of Gokwe South District in Midlands Province lies a thriving business enterprise 40 kilometres from Gokwe town called Gawa Business Center.

Milestone as Health Facilities Receive Solar Power

In a major milestone, public heath centres in Harare, Budiriro and Glenview benefitted from the installation solar PV systems, thanks to Solar for Health Initiative of UNDP/Global Fund targeting 154 public health facilities across the country

UN supports Government to report on its human rights treaty obligations

Senior Government representatives reinforced Zimbabwe’s commitment to implement, monitor and report on its human rights treaty obligations during a capacity building workshop held in Harare.

New National Gender Policy is Launched

The revised National Gender Policy (NGP) was unveiled on July 6, 2017 with a call for gender justice, equality, integration, inclusiveness and shared responsibility for sustainable development in Zimbabwe. Developed through a consultative process and coordinated by the Ministry of Women Affairs, Gender and Community Development with support from UNDP and UN Women, the NGP provides a broad framework to guide and coordinate all efforts for addressing gender inequality and discrimination in Zimbabwe.

Sweden Commits US$8m to Zimbabwe’s Resilience Fund

The Embassy of Sweden and UNDP signed USD 8 million grant today giving a boost to the Zimbabwe Resilience Building Fund (ZRBF) and marking Sweden’s increasing development cooperation in resilience building and climate action in support of the people of Zimbabwe.