Norton Town Council
Fact File
Country Zimbabwe
Value chain Horticulture – Fish farming
Joined LED Programme 2023
Number of female participants 29
Number of male participants 4
Number of youth participants 35 (23 Female; 12 Males)
Average income at baseline
Average income at endline
Summit 2024
Brief Council Description

Norton is a small town in the province of Mashonaland West, Zimbabwe. It is located about 40 km west of Harare on the main road and railway line connecting Harare and Bulawayo. The farmlands surrounding the town produce a range of crops including tobacco, maize and wheat, and cattle rearing for the beef and dairy industries are also an important element of the local economy. The council has progressed as a COE since joining the programme in 2015. Currently, the council is implementing the Promoting Gender Inclusive Local Economic Development in Zimbabwe programme in partnership with Gender Links. The project is pursuing fish farming as a value chain to promote Local Economic Development.

Media Gallery


Click here to review council LED report card