Nyanga Rural District Council COE

Date: November 8, 2015
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Fact file
Country Zimbabwe
Province/Region Manicaland
Baseline score 14
Post-2015 score (2016); (2020) (52-Green); (59-Green)
Population 126,599
Number of women councillors 4
Number of men councillors  27
Joined the COE programme  2015
Anchored Hub and Spoke Programme (Year) No
Anchored Entrepreneurship Programme No
Summit 2018; 2020

Nyanga is located in Manicaland Province, in northeastern Zimbabwe, close to the International border with Mozambique. This location lies immediately north of Nyanga National Park in the Eastern Highlands. Nyanga sits at an elevation of 1,679 metres, above sea level. Mount Nyangani, the highest mountain in Zimbabwe, lies about 20 kilometres, southeast of the town. Its highest peak rises to approximately 2,600 metres, above sea level. Nyanga is primarily a tourist town and is a popular tourist destination with its fishing, golf courses, mountain hikes and holiday resorts. The Mtarazi Falls, inside Nyanga National Park, is the highest waterfalls in the country.

The council is a spoke council in the hub and spoke programme for gender mainstreaming, mentored by Buhera RDC. Nyanga RDC is currently investing in building the capacity of health workers to respond to COVID19. Find out more about the council on their website.

Read the council’s 2018 case study here.

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

 Empowering women, ending violence in Zimbabwe

 Click here to review COE Report card

Download : Nyanga RDC Stage 1 Report
Download : Nyanga RDC Gender Scorecard
Download : Nyanga RDC Situational Analysis Report
Download : Nyanga RDC_Stage_4 and 5

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