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Archive for the ‘Zimbabwe’ Category

Safeguarding human and environmental rights of Mining communities in Zimbabwe

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 Posted in English, Zimbabwe | No Comments »

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Saturday, November 22nd, 2014 Posted in Angola, Countries, GROW campaign, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_3653" align="aligncentre" width="390" caption=" "][/caption] One in four people in sub-Saharan Africa are hungry, the worst prevalence of any region in the world and more than double the global average. Climate change is a major contributor to this, threatening the ...

Learning from Typhoon Haiyan: Are Southern African countries ready for the challenge?

Thursday, November 6th, 2014 Posted in Climate change, Countries, English, Food security, GROW campaign, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_3653" align="aligncentre" width="390" caption=" Zuze holds up his failed maize plants.‘The climate keeps on changing and if it doesn’t improve life will be hard on us and we will just be waiting for the time when are going to ...

SADC: Building unity and solidarity to effect a system change

Monday, August 18th, 2014 Posted in Agriculture, Climate change, Countries, English, Food security, Women's rights, Zimbabwe | No Comments »

Via Campesina, Rural Women Assembly, People's Dialogue and WoMin [caption id="attachment_3653" align="aligncentre" width="390" caption=" "][/caption] Bulawayo, 14 August 2014- Women from all the corners of the Southern African region descended on Bulawayo to participate in a parallel of the SADC Heads of ...

Locals take ownership of Chingwizi project

Friday, July 18th, 2014 Posted in Countries, English, Water and sanitation, Zimbabwe | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_3653" align="aligncentre" width="390" caption=" Minister for Masvingo Province, Hon Kudakwashe Bhasikiti-Chuma officially handing over the facility to the people of Chingwizi"][/caption] The 24th of June 2014 marked a special day as Oxfam handed over of a water purification system to ...

Mbare Cleanup Campaign

Friday, July 18th, 2014 Posted in Countries, Zimbabwe | 1 Comment »

Mbare high density suburb is one of the oldest and most populated suburbs in Zimbabwe. Over the years and due to economic meltdown, the city has become a haven for litter with uncollected refuse and general neglect and disregard. Oxfam and ...

Himalaya micro-hydro scheme: Empowering women through sustainable energy

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 Posted in Agriculture, Climate change, English, Women's rights, Zimbabwe | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_3640" align="aligncentre" width="390" caption=" The rehabilitated Simbengadzibve irrigation scheme with bean crops. Photo: Priyal Pillay/Oxfam "][/caption] While the lack of modern sustainable energy services in many parts of Africa and the developing world affect everyone, they impact men and women ...

Climate Change no longer a myth in Southern Africa

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 Posted in Agriculture, Angola, Climate change, Countries, English, Food security, GROW campaign, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe | No Comments »

By Professor Nicholas Ngepah: Senior Regional Research Adviser for Oxfam in Southern Africa [caption id="attachment_2740" align="aligncentre" width="390" caption=" Workers preparing fields to grow corn, Gutu project irrigation site. Credit DAVID_WHITE"][/caption] Climate change is no longer a myth in Southern African communities. It is ...

Introducing ‘Oxfam Connect’.

Monday, January 27th, 2014 Posted in Angola, Countries, English, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe | No Comments »

Credit : Sarah Catherine Firth, in collaboration with Oxfam Connect in South Africa ”The world is changing, and with it the fight against global poverty and injustice.” The Oxfam in Southern Africa team produced this 5 minute video explaining ...

The Resource Curse: Is this the cause of growing inequality in Southern Africa?

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014 Posted in Angola, English, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe | No Comments »

Credit : Augustine Mandigora (Oxfam Regional Policy Manager: Southern Africa) & Prof. Nicholas Ngepah (Oxfam Senior Regional Research Adviser: Southern Africa) [caption id="attachment_2740" align="aligncentre" width="390" caption=" Economic Inequality. Picture Credit : Oxfam"][/caption] The Oxfam Briefing Paper “Working ...