USAID Announces New Program to Combat Food Insecurity in Zimbabwe

Harare, Zimbabwe, May 11, 2020– USAID/Zimbabwe announces a new Feed the Future activity, Fostering Agribusiness for Resilient Markets (FARM). The US$19.8 million, five-year contract with Chemonics International will commence in the next few months and will focus its efforts in Manicaland and Masvingo Provinces. FARM builds on the work of Feed the Future Zimbabwe-Crop Development, …

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Accountability and Trust will Determine Success of President’s Reform Agenda

By Ambassador Brian A. Nichols In the late morning of August 1, 2018, I was in President Mnangagwa’s office with then U.S. Senator Jeff Flake, one of the sponsors of the ZDERA amendment, listening to the president’s assessment of Zimbabwe’s Harmonized Elections completed two days before.  While the process was not without flaws, election day …

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U.S. Investment Corporation monitoring Zimbabwe situation

Harare, July 9, 2018: The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) says it is closely monitoring the political situation in Zimbabwe as it rolls out an initiative which will mobilize more than $1 billion to projects that support transportation, communications, and value chains in Africa over the next three years. “We are following that (developments in …

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U.S. Pragmatic about Zimbabwe’s future

Washington, April 21, 2017: United States Ambassador Harry K. Thomas Jr. says the future of Zimbabwe is bright and his country will continue with the commitments it made to Zimbabwe since the country gained its independence in 1980. The U.S. diplomat was one of the panel members along with U.S. based Zimbabwean political science and …

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