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Building a better post-COVID19 future for Zimbabwe’s informal traders

UNDP and its partners are building market infrastructure that promotes a safer shopping experience, curbs the spread of infectious diseases and ensures food systems continue to operate during a…  


Loading: Data-driven analysis of informal market and food supply chains in Zimbabwe

The Accelerator Lab is studying the drivers behind informality in Zimbabwe and how these can be transformed into an economic environment that empowers informality to create jobs, boost resilience and…  


Building local resilience – citizens and local authorities

The COVID19 pandemic has revealed the need to modernize by-laws, to help cities respond quicker to such shocks.  


After COVID-19, African women must get back to better jobs

Sectors in which women are twice as likely to work are the ones most impacted by new protocols on social distancing.  


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.  

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