En décembre 2022, à Tanger, au Maroc, à l’occasion de la 16e reconstitution des ressources du Fonds africain de développement, la Banque africaine de développement et ses partenaires ont décidé de créer un Guichet d’action climatique destiné aux pays à faible revenu. Ce qui inclue donc les 37 pays membres du Fonds africain de développement, qui figurent aussi parmi les plus fragiles et vulnérables au monde face aux changements climatiques.
Ian Scoones reviews land reform related resettlement schemes which formed part of the post-Independence land reform efforts from 1980 to 2000. These initiatives had phases,reflecting the wider political economy, especially via the legal framework for land appropriation and redistribution by the state.
Al Jazeera infiltrates large gold-smuggling rings and reveals a giant money laundering scheme in which billions of dollars’ worth of gold is smuggled every month from Zimbabwe to Dubai, allowing criminals to whitewash dirty money through a web of shell companies, fake invoices and paid-off officials.
The article tells how the farmers in Chinyika, Gutu District, heavily affected by droughts, came up with a way to improve soil fertility by herding together their cattle. The collective action to address a problem that affects them all stands out in this story.
From Zimbabwe, Nhau Mangirazi tells the story of how beekeeping revives forest in the Hurungwe district, published by The Standard. Apiculture not only preserves the forest from tobacco farming – the main cause of deforestation in the area – and serves as a bio-fence acting as a buffer zone between humans and wild animals, it also brings an extra source of income to the locals, many of the beneficiaries women.
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O Land Portal está contratando pesquisadores(as) com experiência na Libéria, Serra Leoa, Zimbábue, Sudão, Moçambique, Gana e Gâmbia.
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Families near Binga in Zimbabwe, originally removed to make way for the Kariba dam brace for yet another displacement — this time, the result of a coal mining project.
When the government of Zimbabwe started grabbing land from former white farmers, many in the country celebrated, thinking an injustice was being righted. Little did we know that the same laws would one day be abused to grab land from black people.
No final de 2021, um relatório do FIDA – Fundo Internacional para o Desenvolvimento da Agricultura, uma agência da ONU – Organização das Nações Unidas, divulgou preocupantes perspectivas para a produção agrícola na África. O texto alertava que a produção de alimentos básicos em oito países africanos poderá cair até 80% em 2050, por conta das mudanças climáticas.