Bikita Rural District Council COE

Date: October 5, 2018
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Fact file
Country Zimbabwe
Province/Region Masvingo
Baseline score  46
Post-2015 score (2020) (58-Green)
Population  162,356
Number of women councillors  4
Number of men councillors  28
Joined the COE programme  2018
Anchored Hub and Spoke Programme (Year) Yes (2021)
Anchored Entrepreneurship Programme  No
Summit 2020

 Bikita RDC is one of the seven districts in Masvingo province. It is located 86 km away on the eastern and southern part of Masvingo city (the provincial capital) on the Masvingo too Birchenough bridge highway. The district covers an area of 5286 square kilometres of which 51 per cent is commercial land with 23 wards, whilst the rest falls under resettlement (3 wards) small scale commercial farming area (3 wards), large scale farming area (1 ward) and mining area (1 ward). Read more about the council’s services here.

The council is a hub council for Masvingo province rural councils in the hub and spoke programme for gender mainstreaming in local government. The council has a COVID19 workplace policy. The council is also conducting COVID19 awareness campaigns in their community.

Read the local government SADC Protocol@Work summit report here.

 Empowering women, ending violence in Zimbabwe
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