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DEADLINE:7 April 2021 Introduction Zimbabwe’s  Community Areas Management Program for Indigenous Resources (CAMPFIRE) which came into existance in the 1980’s become a reference point informing regional and global discussion on Community Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM). Frost and Bond (2008) refer to it as “the flagship community-based natural resource management …

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– Terms of Reference – Environmental Assessment of ASM sites participating in the Digging for Equality project in Zimbabwe

Deadline 28 March 2021 Introduction IMPACT’s Digging for Equality project aims to improve security, gender equality, and women’s empowerment in the artisanal mining sectors across three countries—Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Uganda and Zimbabwe. The project supports women working in the artisanal and small-scale (ASM) sector to tackle the barriers …

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Anglo American company under the microscope

Anglo American’s Unki platinum mine operating in Zimbabwe’s move to be assessed against the Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA) comprehensive mining standard has been welcomed by locals as a reflection of the company’s commitment to transparency and responsible mining. This came out during a Shurugwi dialogue meeting held on …

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TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR THE REVIEW AND REFORM OF THE PARKS AND WILDLIFE ACT: Opportunities for Incorporating 21st Century Sustainable Wildlife Management Principles

DEADLINE:28 March 2021 Introduction Zimbabwe has a very rich and diversified biodiversity. The country is home to 4,440-5,930 plant species, 270-350 mammals, 530-670 birds, 156 reptiles, 120 amphibians and 131 fish.[1] The wildlife sector housed all the “Big Five” – African elephant, white and black rhinos, lion, buffalo and leopard …

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New Project Supports Women’s Empowerment in Artisanal Mining

The Digging for Equality project starts activities in Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, and Zimbabwe ahead of International Women’s Day March 8, 2021—Bukavu/Harare/Kampala/Ottawa IMPACT is partnering with Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA) and Réseau d’Innovation Organisationnelle (RIO) to mark International Women’s Day with a new project to support gender equality …

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Forests and Livelihoods: Sustaining People and Planet

Today is the World Wildlife Day which is also running concurrently with the 2021 Africa Environment Day/ Wangari Mathaai Day. The Wildlife Day is being celebrated under the theme “Forests and Livelihoods: Sustaining People and Planet.”  The day puts on the spotlight the central role of forests, forest species and …

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