Diaspora Direct Investment

Financing Zimbabwe’s New Rural Farmer

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. Read the policy brief below.

Finacing Zimbabwe’s New Rural Farmer


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