Category: Development

Elmond Bandauko, an expert in local governance issues

The Role of Municipalities in Poverty Reduction: Experiences from Canada

By Elmond Bandauko “Local spaces are ultimately the key site of delivery and development and, as such, local government is central to the success of sustainable...

An informal market

Asking and answering fundamental questions through informal markets

By Charles Dhewa Street markets or roadside food markets have remained a permanent feature in most developing countries. The fact that these markets continue to flourish...

Vynn Capital has partnered UNWTO

Vynn Capital Partners with the World Tourism Organisation to Boost Asia’s Tourism Sector

Vynn Capital, a South-East Asia-based early-stage venture capital firm, and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) today jointly announced a strategic partnership to...

Itai Rusike, CWGH Executive Director

CWGH urges new government to prioritise primary health care

The Community Working Group on Health (CWGH) has urged the New Government to prioritise strengthening of Primary Health Care (PHC) to achieve Universal Health Coverage...

Elmond Bandauko, an expert in local governance issues

Rethinking public consultation in local policy processes: Lessons from the City of London’s official plan review process

By Elmond Bandauko This brief focuses on some of the most important highlights from my MPA research project, in which I was examining the dynamics of public consultation...

Hon Kenneth Musanhi, Member of the National Assembly for Bindura North Constituency

Bindura North MP pays tribute to constituents

By Byron Mutingwende   Honourable Kenneth Musanhi, the Member of the National Assembly for Bindura North Constituency has paid tribute to the President and the...

Zimbabwean prisoners at risk of drug abuse

ZCLDN trains senior prison officers on promoting harm reduction among prisoners

The Zimbabwe Civil Liberties and Drug Network (ZCLDN) on Wednesday held a workshop on harm reduction in prison for senior Zimbabwe Prison and Correctional officers. The...

One of the beautiful but inaccessible places in Binga

Binga rising from the ashes of underdevelopment

By Chipa Gonditii & Johnson Chihambakwe About 400km northeast of Bulawayo lies Binga, a small town which is virtually in the middle of nowhere on map but definitely...

Members of Leave No Youth Behind (LNYB) at a press conference in Harare

Transparent electoral processes a bedrock for peace: NAYO

Transparent and credible electoral processes should become the bedrock of the political system if real peace, legitimacy and sustainable development are to be realised,...

Elmond Bandauko, an expert in local governance issues

Policy innovation in the housing sector: Lessons from Canada’s National Housing Strategy (NHS)

By Elmond Bandauko Between 29 June and 02 July 2018, I had the opportunity to attend the annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, the convergence of over...