Climate Change

Zimbabwe – Kadoma City Council

Kadoma City has constructed a sanitary landfill that will house all the waste combined from the Kadoma urban area. The landfill has been designed in a way that will prevent air, land, surface water and underground water pollution. Gasses, mainly methane and carbon dioxide, are produce through anaerobic degradation of organic wastes by microbes within […]

July 26, 2018 Themes: Climate Change Programs: Protocol @ work

Zimbabwe – MUNICIPALITY OF CHINHOYI

Mainstreaming gender in climatic change and sustainable development is a practice that has been well received by management and policy makers for Chinhoyi Municipality. As a Council we are mandated to maintain and improve the community’s well-being and have been proactive on environmental issues, cautiously making informed decisions in a way that does not compromise […]

July 26, 2018 Themes: Climate Change Programs: Protocol @ work

Zimbabwe: Manyame RDC – Roll Back Climate Change

The villagers in Seke district had over 3 000 households who had suffered from lack of clean water supply and sanitation. The schools and the community at large had undergone some of the unheard human miseries due to unreliable rainfalls and droughts. Most of the rivers in the area were seasonal, an indication that there […]

July 18, 2018 Themes: Climate change | Climate Change Programs: Protocol @ work

Zimbabwe:Chegutu Municipality – Acting Locally and Thinking Globally Through Solar Energy Harvesting -A Panacea to Climate Change

Chegutu Municipality embracing the use of solar energy in piped water schemes to improve access its’ access to the residents. The use of solar energy to provide piped water supply to the residents was brought about as a result of erratic water supply as a result of pump faults and power shortages from the main […]

July 18, 2018 Themes: Climate change | Climate Change Programs: Protocol @ work

Zimbabwe: – Community Technology Development Organisation – Roll Back Climate Change

Umguza Rural District Council (Umguza RDC) worked with Community Technology Development Organisation (CTDO) in building community resilience from shocks and hazards through crop and livelihood diversification. The project was supported by donor communities under Zimbabwe Resilience Building Fund (ZRBF) code named Matebeleland Enhanced Livelihood And Nutrition Adaptation (MELANA) and it targeted the vulnerable rural members […]

July 18, 2018 Themes: Climate change | Climate Change | Environment Programs: Protocol @ work

Zimbabwe: Gokwe Town Council – Community Education on Climate Change

Gokwe Town Council did not have an approved land fill and the Town was practicing crude tipping. The community based health club, Ziso Rehutano, had embarked on a plastic recycling project. That managed to reduce amounts of greenhouse gases that were released into the atmosphere and resulted in ozone depletion and global warming. The recycling […]

July 18, 2018 Themes: Climate change | Climate Change Programs: Protocol @ work

Zimbabwe: Goromonzi Rural District Council – Tree Planting, Climate Change and Sustainable Development

There was much debate on the issue of climate change and its causes. Many argued on whether it was a natural cycle, man-made or both. There were clear signs that the climate was changing. Climate change is a global predicament hence there is need to devise sustainable measures and practices to alleviate or mitigate this […]

July 18, 2018 Themes: Climate change | Climate Change Programs: Protocol @ work

Zimbabwe: Murewa RDC – Greening Murewa-restoration of the carbon sink

Over the past five years, council embarked on an ambitious district- wide afforestation and reforestation programme. The initiative was construed as a way to militate against the debilitating effects of deforestation. The wanton cutting down of trees throughout the thirty administrative wards was observed as a direct effect of socio-economic challenges and general lack of […]

July 18, 2018 Themes: Climate change | Climate Change Programs: Protocol @ work

Zimbabwe: Municipality of Gwanda: Compliant Landfill

The project promoted behaviour change, hence encouraging waste recycling and reuse. It helped to reduce environmental pollution and underground water contamination. The project helped in the creation of self employment through waste recycling and reuse. The project intended to dump waste in an environmentally friendly way. Through the above objective, Gwanda Municipality would promote waste […]

July 18, 2018 Themes: Climate change | Climate Change Programs: Protocol @ work

Zimbabwe: Nyanga Rural District Council – Waste Management Climate Change

Nyanga RDC embarked on solid waste management to improve on a solid waste which was a problem. Litter was being thrown everywhere including backyard of residential accommodation, the streets and open spaces. That posed health risks and promoted proliferation of disease vectors such as flies, cockroaches and rodents that posed dangers to humans. Solid wastes […]

July 18, 2018 Themes: Climate change | Climate Change Programs: Protocol @ work