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Zimbabwe

Official name: 

Republic of Zimbabwe

UN group: 
Landlocked developing countries
Country income: 
Low-income economies
UNFCCC Annex 1 status: 
Non Annex 1 Party to the Convention

Zimbabwe (2012)

Energy profile
  • Zimbabwe

    Piloting rapid uptake of industrial energy efficiency and efficient water utilisation in selected sectors in Zimbabwe

    Type: 
    Technical Assistance
    Date of submission: 
    Monday 30 November 2015
    Phase: 
    Implementation
    Countries: 
    Objective: 

    This Technology Transfer Advances Zimbabwe's

    • Nationally Determined Contribution to reduce its GHG (greenhouse gas) emissions by 33% below the projected Business As Usual energy emissions per capita by 2030, as well as to promote efficient water use practises in various sectors of the economy.  

    Context

  • Zimbabwe agriculture

    Developing a Climate-Smart Agriculture Manual for Agriculture Education in Zimbabwe

    Type: 
    Technical Assistance
    Date of submission: 
    Friday 27 November 2015
    Phase: 
    Completed
    Countries: 
    Objective: 

    This Technology Transfer Advances Zimbabwe's

    Context

  • Gendered dimensions of land and rural livelihoods: the case of new settler farmer displacement at Nuanetsi Ranch, Mwenezi District, Zimbabwe

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Monday 1 October 2012
    Objective: 
    Sectors: 
    Approach: 

    The biofuel boom has become a core issue in Zimbabwean land and development debates. Biofuels require large tracts of land for production; and the land acquisition programmes by the various state, non-state actors and individuals have been termed ‘land grabbing’. The increasing global demand for biofuels has different gender specific socio-economic and environmental effects in Zimbabwe. Males and females in the biofuel producing zone may face a differential risk matrix, comprising different issues.

  • Mealie Brand Maun Cultivator

    Type: 
    Product

    Mealie Brand Cultivator range is of robust construction and is ideal for general use on light, medium and heavy soils. The designs ensure rigid, positive width and high performance to sturdy and well-engineered implements for weeding, top soil loosening making small ridges. (Equipment : Residue Management -- Power Source : Animal)

    Potential improvement: Supporting the cropland cutting, spreading, breaking operations

  • An Evaluation of the AGRITEX/NORAD Women in Extension Programme (WEP)

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Monday 1 June 1998
    Objective: 
    Approach: 

    The long-term development objective of the Women in Extension Programme (WEP) was to increase the productivity and food security in the smallholder-farming sector by providing high quality agriculture services to women farmers. Gender training enabled the Zimbabwe Department of Agricultural, Technical and Extension Services (AGRITEX) staff to develop their mobilisation and organisational skills as well as their capacity to work with female farmers. The programme resulted in a significant increase in the number of women joining farmer groups.

  • Opportunities for Optimization of In-Field Water Harvesting to Cope with Changing Climate in Semi-Arid Smallholder Farming Areas of Zimbabwe

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Tuesday 1 January 2013
    Objective: 

    Climate change has resulted in increased vulnerability of smallholder farmers in marginal areas of Zimbabwe where there is limited capacity to adapt to climate change. This review analysed the history of soil and water conservation in Zimbabwe, efforts of improving water harvesting in the post-independence era, farmer-driven innovations, water harvesting technologies from other regions, and future directions of water harvesting in semi-marginal arid marginal areas.

  • Climate-Smart Agriculture Manual for Agriculture Education in Zimbabwe

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Tuesday 31 October 2017
    Sectors: 

    In response to Zimbabwe’s request, the CTCN collaborated with Zimbabwean NDE, the UNEP-DTU Partnership, and other key national counterparts including the Ministry of Environment, Water and Climate; the Ministry of Agriculture, Mechanisation and Irrigation Development; and Zimbabwe’s universities and agriculture colleges, to develop the Climate-Smart Agriculture Manual for Agriculture Education in Zimbabwe.

  • INDC of Zimbabwe

    Type: 
    National Plan
    Type of National plan: 
    Country: 

    The Mitigation Contribution for Zimbabwe is given as 33% below the projected Business As Usual energy emissions per capita by 2030. This is a contribution target subject to the following conditions as a minimum:1. “Full implementation by developed countries of their commitments relating to finance, technology and capacity pursuant to Article 4 of the Convention”2. Full, effective and sustained implementation of the Convention3. A post-2020 agreement addressing all elements set out in paragraph 5 of decision 1/CP.17 in a balanced and comprehensive manner4.

  • Report on Field Missions in Pilot Colleges of Agriculture in Zimbabwe

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Tuesday 9 August 2016
    Sectors: 

    This  Report  provides  the  key  findings  from  the  Field  Missions  to  Three  Selected  Colleges  of Agriculture  as  part  of  Planned  Activities  in  the  Climate  Technology  Centre  and  Network (CTCN)  Technical  Assistance  Response  Plan.    The  Report  is  organised  around  five  sections, each  of  which  touches  on  important  aspects  on  the  Field  Missions.    The  terms  “College  of Agriculture” and “Agricultural College” are used interchangeably in this Report.

  • Climate change and water resources planning, development and management in Zimbabwe

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Wednesday 1 January 2014
    Objective: 

    Climate change and water resources planning, development and management in Zimbabwe : main report (English) Abstract Water is central to the Zimbabwean economy, people's livelihoods and their social well-being; its availability and reliability is a function of highly variable climatic conditions. Irrigated agriculture is the major water using sector while rain fed agriculture depends on reliable rainfall.

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