Environment & tourism
Vic Falls airport project undergoes final inspection PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 24 October 2016 13:49

The US$150 million Victoria Falls airport expansion project is set to undergo the final technical inspection this Tuesday with the commissioning of the new look airport scheduled for November.


Govt to launch agro-forestry programme PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 21 October 2016 13:42

The Minister of Environment, Water and Climate Cde Oppah Muchinguri Kashiri will soon launch an agro-forestry programme to promote the cultivation of fruit orchards nationwide in support of the government’s command agriculture programme.


Zim ponders over CITES ivory trade ban PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 13 October 2016 16:09

The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES)  decision to continue upholding the ban of ivory sales and trade has created debate over its commitment to the development of nations such as Zimbabwe.


Ivory stocks worthless with trade ban PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 12 October 2016 19:21

Government says the much touted local ivory stocks valued in millions are technically worthless as long as the ban on ivory trade remains.

UNWTO to rehabilitate swimming pool in Vic Falls PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 12 October 2016 14:05

The rehabilitation of the community swimming pool in Chinotimba suburb in Victoria Falls is expected to start in a month’s time following finalisation of tender procedures.


CITES convention hailed as a game changer PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 05 October 2016 15:33

The two week summit of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of wild fauna and flora (CITES) closed with Secretary General John Scanlon describing the 17th meeting of the conference of the parties COP17 as a game changer that will be remembered as a point in history when the tide turned in favor of ensuring the survival of our most vulnerable wildlife.

SADC optimistic of support at CITES PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 29 September 2016 21:24

SADC has dismissed reports that the region has already lost its proposals to NGOs, Kenya and her allies who are strongly working to stop wildlife, ivory trade and trophy hunting.

Trophy hunting meetings begin at CITES PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 28 September 2016 16:25

Trophy hunting meetings at the CITES Convention started this Wednesday with opponents of SADC conservation proposals, America, Britain, the European Union and Kenya, supporting the trophy hunting proposals.


Periodic early warning systems critical to farming PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 28 September 2016 15:26

A promising rain forecast of normal to above normal rains in the 2016 to 2017 farming season may be hopeless if challenges to do with lack of information on periodic early warning systems, appropriate seed varieties and crop specification for regions are not addressed.


Zambezi Basin Conference kicks off in Namibia PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 27 September 2016 15:45

Countries that make up the Zambezi Watercourse Commission have been urged to join forces in the management of the basin.

Wildlife crimes undermine livelihoods PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 23 September 2016 20:38

Wildlife crimes undermines the livelihoods of communities and security of nations, hence the need for collaborative approach by countries and various governments agencies to tackle the global vice.


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