Supporting Land ReformsMar 31, 2016With EU and UNDP support, key stakeholders in Zimbabwe’s land sector held face-to-face talks in Harare on 31 March, 2016, setting the stage for a dialogue process that is crucial in unlocking the country’s huge agricultural potential through a sustainable land reform process.
UNDP and Zimbabwe Farmers Union Launch the Young Farmers Innovation Lab Programme in HarareJul 8, 2015United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Zimbabwe Farmers Union (ZFU) launched a Zimbabwe Young Farmers Innovation Lab Programme. This programme is designed as a collaborative entrepreneurship model targeting young farmers to transform their farming practices into productive and commercially viable agri-business ventures.
Boost to Parliament as EU Supports New ProgrammeMay 8, 2015The Multi-donor Support Programme for Parliament and the Office of the Auditor General was launched on 8 May 2015 in Harare with a call to protect the Constitution and ensure that all outstanding pieces of legislation are aligned to the provisions of the new constitution.
Celebrating an Excellent Partnership to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in ZimbabweMar 12, 2015Zimbabwe’s Minister of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) Dr David Parirenyatwa has expressed gratitude to the donor community for supporting the country in its efforts to combat AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Hosting top representatives of the Global Fund, UK Department for International Development DFID), the European Commission (EC) and Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI), the Minister hailed the successful partnership that has turned the tide in the fight against the three killer diseases
International Women’s Day: Women’s Rights are Human RightsMar 9, 2015The International Women’s Day was celebrated in Zimbabwe on 6 March 2015 with a call to promote gender equality and women empowerment as a basis for more sustainable growth and development in the country. The theme of the commemoration was “Beijing+20: the Journey towards women empowerment in Zimbabwe: Successes and Challenges”.
Zimbabwe Results for HIV, TB and MalariaFeb 3, 2015Motion Graphic of HIV, TB and Malaria results in Zimbabwe. MOHCC in collaboration with the Global Fund, UNDP and other partners
Celebrating Human Rights Day in ZimbabweDec 10, 2014With support from UNDP Country Office, the European Union and other partners, Zimbabwe commemorated the International Human Rights Day on 10 December 2014 in the country’s second biggest city of Bulawayo with a call for the cultivation of a national culture of promoting, protecting and respecting human rights and fundamental freedoms. The theme for this year’s commemoration was “Human Rights 365”.
Forging Partnerships for Renewable Energy in ZimbabweNov 10, 2014The Minister of Energy and Power Development Hon. Senator Dzikamai Mavhaire has hailed the joint effort involving his ministry, the Ministry of Environment and Climate, UNDP and the Rural Electrification Fund, describing it as “the epitome of partnership that is necessary if progress is to be made in the provision of energy to rural communities countrywide”.
Celebrating Two Decades of Sustainable Action in ZimbabweAug 27, 2014Celebrating two decades of involvement in Zimbabwe, the Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEFSGP), managed by UNDP brought together one of the largest representation of community-based organizations and NGOs to Harare to share experiences and best practices on community action for sustainable development.
- Crowdsourcing Sustainable Development to address UN SDGs / ASD / 유엔지속가능발전목표 이니셔티브 Great little video of young makers and changemakers last weekend at Shenzhen Open Innovation Lab for the last day of ODD Summer Camp organised by the Geneva Summer Schools, Citizen Cyberscience Centre, @Citizen Cyberlab and Tsinghua University as part of ODD Summer School - Part 3. Below are some of the projects: 1.AppsMan ( World Health Organization (WHO) ) - buzzer belt and crowdsourced app for assisting blind people to navigate in cities 2.Big-V ( United Nations Office at Geneva ) - visualisation and crowdsourcing of data about what different international organisations do to tackle the #SDG to design a “United Nations phone” using Seeed Studio technology 3.Shen ( International Committee of the Red Cross ) - #crowdfunding campaign for low-cost arsenic sensor for water quality measurements in #refugee camps that may also develop into a hardware water testing project, and a low-cost spectrometer 4.Three Musketeers ( UNEP) - crowdsourcing the evaluation of satellite imagery from different providers, for assessing mining sites in Africa 5.Urban gardens ( United Nations Development Programme - UNDP) - crowdsourcing information on ways to use natural materials to build urban gardens 6.Wandering Belly ( Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)) - crowdsourcing data about poultry markets in China for health statistics 7.Extra CERN projects: (1).Cosmic-Pi (CERN) - cosmic ray detector for schools, to make global measurements of cosmic rays, cloud cover. (2) Raspberry Pi for LHC (CERN) - use low-cost computers to simulate collisions in CERN’s large hadron collider Do let us know with more notice of these events, Shenzhen Open Innovation Lab and David Li - more than happy to participate and support ! http://v.qq.com/x/page/z0324gyl8jq.html about an hour ago
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