Financing Zimbabwe’s Rural New Farmer: LSE

While debates abound regarding Africa’s food security, there is some consensus that it rests in the hands of countless rural and small scale farmers – in other words, through food sovereignty. In a country like Zimbabwe where 70% of its population is rural, financing this largely informal sector is a known challenge. This presentation explores ways in which new financing mechanisms can be harnessed to achieve developmental impact by examining the Zimbabwean case study – Turning Matabeleland Green – where members of the Zimbabwean Diaspora are working to achieve just that.

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