|Environment & Energy|
UNDP helps countries strengthen their capacity to address energy and environment challenges at global, national and community levels by seeking out and sharing best practices, providing innovative policy advice and linking partners through programmes that help poor people build sustainable livelihoods.
In Zimbabwe about 70% of the population lives in rural areas where they exploit natural resources including water bodies for food, fuel and other basic needs. Such exploitation leads to environmental degradation, loss of biodiversity and contribute to global climate change.
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Environment and Energy Projects
|Bright days ahead as the National Energy Policy is unveiled in Zimbabwe|
Harare, 6 September 2012: Zimbabwe’s energy sector is set for major changes, following the unveiling of the National Energy Policy (NEP). The new policy identifies the key challeng [ ... ]
|Supporting National Capacity for Adaptation and Mitigation to Climate Change|
Harare, 23 March, 2012: A three-year, USD 8.3 million project has been commissioned in Zimbabwe aimed at mainstreaming Climate Change in national development plans and programs and leveraging [ ... ]
|Drumming Up Support for Climate Justice|
It was history in the making in Bulawayo on 23 November, 2011 as the country’s second largest city hosted the Trans African Caravan of Hope, a vehicle for mobilization and awareness crea [ ... ]
|Fighting climate change and inequalities key to progress in Africa…|
2 November 2011: Steady advances in human development in sub-SaharanAfrica could stall and even reverse unless bold steps are taken to reduce environmental risks and inequalities in the [ ... ]