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Strengthening and addressing women farmer rights in Zimbabwe

Cooperative Development Organisation

Implementing Partners and Organisations

Women and Land in Zimbabwe - WLZ

Period of Implementation

January 2018 - December 2022

Geographic scope

Africa: Zimbabwe


$ 504,000
€ 480 000


Bilateral Aid: Sida/Civsam


Agriculture & Fisheries, Rural Development, Social

Type of Activity

Institutional Building and Policy Dialogue, Legal and Regulatory framework, Training & Capacity Building

Project Objectives

The objective is to empower women to have adequate access to and control over productive land and natural resources and to develop capabilities for sustainable utilisation to meet their social and economic needs. Expected outcome results are: Institutionalized involvement of women in local economic development mechanisms & processes decision-making. Improved livelihoods for women and their households. Enabling policy framework/environment for enhancement of women’s economic well-being. Securing women’s land rights and agrarian empowerment in Zimbabwe within and beyond the constitution.

Impact on SDGs

SDG1 - No Poverty
SDG2 - Zero Hunger
SDG5 - Gender Equality
SDG8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth

Local stakeholders

Groups of women

Key Tags

Entrepreneurship, Gender, Informal economy