Blogs


Urban Development and Wetland Conservation

A reflection on wetlands conservation and the impact on the country.  


Rural-Urban Supply Chain Platform during Covid-19

On the morning of 30th March 2020, Zimbabwean cities woke up like ghost towns, due to the Government of Zimbabwe’s decision to place the nation on a 21-day lockdown....  


Navigating Informality: Patterns of Categorization in Street Vending

The Accelerator Lab conduct a solution safari to get a better understanding of street vending in Zimbabwe's informal sector.  


Addressing the vulnerabilities that lead to HIV in young women

For many young women and girls making choices which could limit their exposure to HIV, is no simple task  



Going for Gold - Supporting the extractives industry

In their 2nd experiment, the Accelerator Lab team explores small scale mining in Makaha.  


Understanding the importance of Zimbabwe’s wetlands

Wetlands have a vital role to play in climate change mitigation and adaptation in a country which is currently experiencing one of its worst droughts.  


Beyond fuelwood savings: the economic, environmental and health benefits of improved cookstoves

Firewood and charcoal have become two of the main energy sources for many in the country’s urban areas which has increased the demand for wood.  



Empowering communities by building urban resilience

Zimbabwe’s cities are changing fast , and urban communities have to adapt as fast as they can  

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