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 29 November 2019

The Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA) is a public interest environmental law organisation which seeks to promote environmental justice, sustainable and equitable use of natural resources, democracy and good governance in the natural resources and environment sector. ZELA’s work is mainly anchored on a core group of rights which are reflective of natural resources governance namely Environmental, Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (EESCR).
 
Through this newsletter, we get to share with you relevant updates as we drive our mission of promoting environmental justice through sustainable and equitable utilization of natural resources and environmental protection.

 Stronger action needed to rein in climate change 

Climate change is a defining issue of our time, a global concern that requires drastic action.Click here for more information.

Congo Cobalt Mines,a 'hell hole' for children


Child miners aged four living a hell on Earth so YOU can drive an electric car. Click here for more information.

 Can Zimbabwe really avert environmental disaster? 

Zimbabwe is wrestling with economic crisis, endemic corruption and prolonged drought. Crops have failed, hydro-power is down, taps have run dry. Also at risk is the country's wildlife population – animals and people are now in a desperate competition for resources.Click here for more information.

Food insecurity crisis looming in Zimbabwe

Currently, 60% of Zimbabwe's population of 14 million is considered food insecure. By the end of this year, in only a few weeks, the food security situation is expected to worsen with an estimated 8 million people requiring urgent action to reduce food consumptions gaps and save livelihoods. Click here for more information.

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