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    • Children after the Long Socio-economic Crisis in Zimbabwe: Situation Analysis and Policy Issues 

      Munro., Lauchlan T. (Institute of Environmental Studies (IES) (UZ), 2012-08)
      Children in Zimbabwe suffered badly during the long socioeconomic crisis in Zimbabwe from about 1990 to 2008. During its peak, from 2002 to 2008, health, nutrition, education and other social indicators in Zimbabwe reached ...
    • Essay Review: Famine in Zimbabwe 

      Döpcke, W. (University of Zimbabwe (UZ) Publications., 1990)
      The major arguments of this attractively written and easily comprehensible publication are: pre-colonial famines did not normally cause mass starvation and were not responsible for the low population before 1900. Under ...
    • Housing Problems And Self-help Solutions In The Third World 

      Teedon, P.L. (Geographical Association of Zimbabwe (GAZ), 1984-09)
      The first stage is to define what 'is meant by the term 'housing problem’. The 'problem’ is that of the groups living in urban areas who are commonly identified as the urban poor. Hence, the stress will be laid upon the ...
    • International Technology Transfer And The African Farmer: Theory And Practice 

      Eicher, Carl K (Department of Land Management (DLM) ; University of Zimbabwe (UZ), 1984-05)
      Africa is now at the center of the world food and hunger discussions because there is growing support for the view that the basic problem - the food production gap - has been building up for .several decades and it will ...
    • Language, Science,Technology, Mathematics (STM) and Poverty Alleviation in Africa: A Case for Nigeria 

      Umo, Uju Clara (Human Resources Research Centre (HRRC); University of Zimbabwe, 2008-03)
      This paper seeks to highlight the power of language in poverty eradication. In doing so, the paper examines the concept and causes of poverty and draws attention specifically to the relationship between language power and ...
    • Methodological Approaches To Poverty, Welfare, And Income Inequality Comparison In Zimbabwe: Lessons From the Study On Peru 

      Kaliyati, Jacob W.G. (Institute of Development Studies (Zimbabwe), 1995-12)
      Discussion on Poverty in Zimbabwe has focussed on the following areas: (a) Poverty Profiles; (b) Poverty Monitoring; and (c) The Impact of ESAP on Poverty. The debate has been extremely useful in the sense that it ...
    • Reducing Poverty and Promoting Sustainable Development Through Policy Dialogue 

      Manjengwa, Jeanette (Editor); Feresu, Sara (Editor); Chimhowu, Admos (Editor) (Institute of Environmental Studies (IES) (UZ), 2010-10)
      Zimbabwe is emerging from a decade of socio-economic decline. The gains the country saw after independence in 1980; particulady the impressive progress in reducing poverty and inequality as well as the high standards in ...
    • Rural Household Studies In Zimbabwe: A Review 

      Kinsey, B.H.; Mcquie, H.; Rukuni, M. (Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension (AEE); University of Zimbabwe, 1995-03)
      Many perhaps most households in rural Africa have grown poorer over the last decade. The World Bank, for example, estimates that by the end of the century the number of people in poverty in Sub- Saharan Africa will have ...
    • Rural poverty: challenges and opportunities 

      Stack, Jayne; Sukume, Chrispen (University of Zimbabwe (UZ) Publications., 2006)
      In the 1990 income and expenditure surveys, the Central Statistics Office estimated that 40 per cent of Zimbabwe’s population (4.2 million people) were poor and 17 per cent were very poor (CSO, 1990). By the mid-1990s a ...
    • Social Poverty Profile of Rural Agricultural Areas 

      Mehretu, Assefa; Mutambirwa, Chris C. (University of Zimbabwe (UZ) Publications., 2006)
      In examining the livelihoods of rural agricultural communities in Zimbabwe, this chapter offers an historical perspective on some of the challenges and opportunities facing the agricultural sector. As a former settler ...
    • Strategies For Coping With Food Deficits In Rural Zimbabwe 

      Campbell, D.J.; Zinyama, L.M.; Matiza, T. (Geographical Association of Zimbabwe (GAZ), 1989-12)
      The resourcefulness of African smallholders in the face of recurrent food deficits is often overlooked by professionals and officials concerned with food security. Food scarcity has provoked a wide range of interventions ...
    • The Green Revolution and Africa 

      Namasasu, O. (Geographical Association of Zimbabwe (GAZ), 1988-09)
      Reports of chronic food shortages, malnutrition and famines in many Developing Countries are frequent. Food production is very low, in fact so low that these countries have come to be referred as international basket cases ...
    • The nature and measurement of poverty and the role of minimum budgets in Southern Africa: a review of 'The urban poverty datum line in Rhodesia' 

      Hubbard, Michael (Rhodesian Economic Society (RES). University of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe.), 1975-06)
      The serious reviewer of a new minimum budget study in Southern Africa at the present time has a responsibility to examine not only how good a study is the latest contribution but also the role being played by minimum budgets ...
    • The Problem of Urban Squatting in African Countries — with a Special Focus on Nairobi (Kenya) and Harare (Zimbabwe) 

      Nkiwane, Victor. (Faculty of Law, University of Zimbabwe (UZ), 1993)
      Urban squatter settlements are an increasingly prevalent phenomenon in many parts of the Third World countries as they hold substantial proportions of their populations. For example, it has been estimated that more than ...
    • The Rhodesia Freedom From Hunger Campaign 

      Lombard, John (Rhodesian Economic Society (RES). University of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe.), 1968-09)
      It was Dr. Sen, of India, Director of the Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations, which has its headquarters in Rome, who organised the world-wide organisation known as the “Freedom from Hunger Campaign”. ...
    • The Struggle for Shelter in an Urbanizing World: A Rhodesian Example 

      Seager, Dianne (UZ Publications (formerly University College of Rhodesia ), 1977)
      During September-October 1976 a squatter settlement of some 2 600 families mushroomed on Derbyshire Estate, European land located 16 km from the centre of Salisbury. A combined exercise by the municipality and government ...