Nov. 8, 2021
Cabinet approved the memorandum on the cooperation project between the National Museums and Monuments of Zimbabwe (NMMZ) and the French Development Agency (AFD) on the improvements of infrastructure at the Great Zimbabwe World Heritage Site. The project intends to improve the infrastructure at the Site as well as enhance capacity building, economic development and cultural empowerment of the local communities.
July 27, 2021
The recruitment interviews for general hands and rangers, training in basic paramilitary, and for programmes at the Institute of Wildlife were conducted for a Conservation project for the San Community. The Forest Restoration project has reached 90% completion, with a total of 186 146 trees having been planted out of the targeted 200 000.
July 7, 2021
Cabinet considered and approved the Principles to amend the Tourism Act, 1996 [Chapter 14:20]. The Tourism Amendment Bill will seek to align the Tourism Act to the Constitution, and to remove any sections that conflict the Public Entities and Corporate Governance Act. The Amendment Bill will further broaden the scope of tourism to include sustainable tourism and universal access to tourism for both locals and international visitors. The proposed provisions seek to ensure that Zimbabwean people benefit from local tourism resources.