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Strengthening Transparency and Accountability in the Natural Resource Sector Through Citizen Action and Parliament Oversight (STACAP)

Key Resolutions from ZELA’s Parliament Expert Training on Transparency and Accountability 27 November 2020 Introduction The Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA) organised a two- day expert training for parliamentarians from the 24th to the 25th of November 2020 in Kwekwe. The training focused on building the capacity of parliamentarians on …

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Diamonds failing to maintain their lustre

Compiled by Nyasha Chingono WHEN Marange witnessed a diamond rush in 2006, its inhabitants dared to dream of a better life. Nearly two decades after the diamond rich soils were invaded by massive mining companies, government and individuals looking to stick their fingers in the honey pot, Marange is a …

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WCDI creating, nurturing and transforming

The Women Can Do It (WCDI) project targeting women miners and small business owners is a project that reflects magnificent transformation. The following testimonies told by women themselves show how the project has increased their self confidence, strengthened their struggle for women rights and gender equality and their motivation to …

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Linking communities with decision makers and the world

Key concepts & approaches on community capacity building in the mining & natural resources sector Compiled by Shamiso Mtisi-Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association INTRODUCTION This write up is an expression of theoretical and practical concepts, lessons and approaches that have been observed and noted as potential best practice for improving the …

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