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2007

Matobo World Heritage Site Strategic project : Restoration of Degraded Lands through Integrated Catchment Management (Zimbabwe)

Zimbabwe

Titre : Matobo World Heritage Site Strategic project : Restoration of Degraded Lands through Integrated Catchment Management (Zimbabwe)

Pays : Zimbabwe

Numéro projet : ZIM/SGP/OP3/Y2/CORE/2007/03

Domaine : Land Degradation

Durée : 8/2007 - 12/2011

Bénéficiaire : NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Présentation

PROBLEM STATEMENT : i) Lack of appreciation of the value of MWHS due to lack of awareness in terms of the natural and cultural capital of the site ii) Unsustainable use of the natural resources leading to biodiversity loss and land degradation iii) Poverty and food insecurity iv) Decline in tourism thereby affecting the other source of income for the communities v) Exclusion of communities in the Management of MWHS.

OBJECTIVES : i) To build and consolidate on the process of awareness raising that is already on-going of the MWHS status to all stakeholders through dissemination of information. ii) To improve the livelihoods of local communities in the MWHS and its buffer zone through improved use of forest resources, crop and livestock production. iii) To empower local communities and community institutions to participate meaningfully in tourism development and overall management of MWHS. iv) To establish an inlcusive management system for the MWHS through review of relevant policies and procedures v) To document experiences and lessons learnt on the implementation of work under MWHS in print and video format for infromation exchange and sharing.

Financement
Grant Amount (GEF Small Grants Programme) : US$ 50,000.00
Co-Financing Cash : US$ 18,333.00
Co-Finanshing in-Kind : US$ 173,732.00

GEF Small Grants Programme

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