Chimanimani Rural District Council COE

Date: October 30, 2015
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Fact file
Country Zimbabwe
Province/Region  Manicaland
Baseline score  15
Latest score (2015)  26
Population 134,939
Number of women councillors  0
Number of men councillors  22
Joined the COE programme  2012
Anchored Entrepreneurship Programme  No
Summit 2015

Chimanimani district is located in the South-Eastern border of Zimbabwe. It is one of the smallest districts in the South East of Manicaland province, boarded by Mozambique in the east, Mutare District in the north, Buhera District in the west and Chipinge District in the south. It has an area of 3 450.14 square kilometres. The population of according to 2012 census stood at 134 939 (males 64 745, females 70194) is the smallest with a density of 43.48 and 32 578 households.

In size, Chimanimani District is the smallest of the 7 Districts in Manicaland with high rugged terrain rising up to 6 000m above sea level in the east to 1 600m above sea level in the Save and Odzi valleys in the western part. The district prides its self in having all the five (5) natural agro-ecological regions found in Zimbabwe. The district is 94% rural that is made up of 23 wards categorised as, Communal (18), Resettlement Area (1) Commercial (3) Peri-urban (1).

The council is a spoke council,, mentored by Buhera RDC in the hub and spoke programme for gender mainstreaming.

 Empowering women, ending violence in Zimbabwe

 Click here to review COE Report card

Download : Chimanimani RDC Buy-In Report
Download : Chimanimani RDC Gender Scorecard
Download : Chimanimani RDC situational analysis report
Download : Chimanimani RDC Statement of Commitment

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