- Economic growth slowed from 3.8% in 2014 to an estimated 1.5% in 2015 as a result of weak domestic demand, high public debt, tight liquidity conditions, drought, poor infrastructure, institutional weaknesses and an overvalued exchange rate with projected negative inflation in 2016 and 2017.
- The business environment improved according to the World Bank report, Doing Business 2016, with the country moving up 16 places to 155 out of 189 countries.
- Zimbabwe has experienced reverse urbanisation in recent years as an economic slowdown hampered opportunities in cities.
|Area:||391,000 sq km|
|Total Population 2015:||14.2 Million|
|Urban Population 2015:||39.58%|
|Female Population 2015:||50.63%|
|GDP:||US$ 10.4 Billion|
|GNI Per Capita 2015:||US$ 650|
|Crude Birth Rate (per 1000):||31.26%|
|Human Development Index (rank / 187):||172|
|Human Development Index (scale 0 to 1):||0.397|
|Cumulative Approvals (1967-2015):||UA 786.6 Million|
- 27/10/2016 - Validation of the Zimbabwe Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) Action Agenda
- 21/07/2016 - FAWE-ADEA competition rewards efforts to promote girls’ education in Africa
- 19/05/2016 - High-Level Delegation from Zimbabwe calls on the African Development Bank on the country’s arrears clearance
Zimbabwe field office
African Development Bank Group
5th Floor Joina City
Cnr. Jason Moyo Ave/Julius Nyerere Way
Phone: (263) 4 752 917/838
Fax: (263) 4 779 398
Ms. Mary Monyau, Officer-in-Charge