FAO in Zimbabwe


Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030

Reversing the spread of AMR in Zimbabwe

Cutting back the loss - Post-harvest loss management

Alien Invasive Species: Eucalyptus Tree Threatened

The Zimbabwe Livelihood and Food Security Programme

Declaration of H.E. Priscah Mupfimira, Minister of Zimbabwe

“From farm to Market” - Commercialization of smallholder Irrigation   

Tembani – A Zimbabwean Forestry Officer tackling invasive pests 

El-Nino recovery – Reversing the losses 

World Food Day 2015 Poster Competition 

Input Assistance Programme – Vouchers of Hope

Dangarandove Community Garden – Women making a difference


Zimbabwe and FAO

Zimbabwe and FAO have partnered in development since the country joined the Organization in 1981. 

National gender profile of agriculture and rural livelihoods: Zimbabwe

The objective of the assessment is to analyse the agricultural and rural sector of Zimbabwe from a gender perspective at the macro (policy), meso (institutional) and micro (community and household) levels.

Farming in a changing climate

The publication contains success stories and describes a methodology that FAO and partners were using in Zimbabwe to manage climate-related risks to crop production and post-harvest handling.

The household and individual-level economic impacts of cash transfer programmes in Sub-Saharan Africa

This report synthesizes the analysis and findings of a set of seven country impact evaluation studies that explore the impact of cash transfer programmes on household economic decision-making, productive activities and labour allocation in sub-Saharan Africa. 

The economic case for the expansion of social protection programmes

This brief brings together the critical mass of evidence emerging from recent rigorous impact evaluations of government-run cash transfer programmes in seven countries in sub-Saharan Africa. 

Africa Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition 2016: the Challenges of Building Resilience to Shocks and Stresses

The report presents the prevalence and trends in malnutrition, policies and programmes in support of their improvements. Furthermore, it focuses on issues and response mechanisms for building resilience to shocks related to food security and nutrition in the context of climate change and conflicts. 

Integrated pest management for Eucalyptus plantations: the case of Zimbabwe

In Zimbabwe, there are three new invasive insects species on Eucalyptus plantations - bronze bug, blue gum chalcid, and red gum lerp psyllid - that are presently causing devastating damages to the Eucalyptus trees in the country. 

Building resilience in Africa’s drylands

To raise awarenesss among focus countries, partners and other target audience about the regional initiative and its relevance to the Organization's strategic objectives.

Recipe: Roasted Cowpeas

This recipe is one of many contributed to FAO for the 2016 International Year of Pulses (IYP).

Stakeholders’ Consultation on Farmers’ Rights. African Position Paper

The Consultative workshop aimed at gathering views, perceptions, options and possible approaches and strategies to advocate for the implementation and promotion of Farmers’ Rights. 

The local economy impacts of social cash transfers

This article presents findings on the local economy impacts of seven African country SCT programmes evaluated as part of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) “From Protection to Production” (PtoP) project.

Zimbabwe’s Harmonized Social Cash Transfer Programme: impacts on productive activities and labour allocation

Zimbabwe’s Harmonized Social Cash Transfer Programme is an unconditional social cash transfer that targets food-poor and labour-constrained households.

The impact of the Harmonized Social Cash Transfer Programme (HSCT) on the local economy in Zimbabwe

Local economy-wide impact evaluation (LEWIE) simulation methods are used to assess the likely impacts of cash transfers on the local economy. 


This brief includes a range of information on the socio-economic, agricultural, food security and energy situation in Zimbabwe.