Zimbabwe

03-Oct-2019

EOI - Zimbabwe - Tax and Revenue Management System (TaRMS) ICT Technical Advisor - CBPFEM

Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) is a parastatal under the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, responsible for collecting taxes and other revenue streams for the government of Zimbabwe. Its mandate is to collect revenue, facilitate trade and travel, advise government on fiscal and economic matters and protect civil society. ZIMRA relies heavily on ICT and automated processes to effectively deliver its mandate. The Domestic Taxes Division is a division of ZIMRA, and it is responsible for mobilizing, assessing and collection of domestic taxes revenue. ZIMRA is facing a series of...
16-Sep-2019

Zimbabwe - National Climate Change Profile

The People’s Republic of Zimbabwe (henceforth ‘Zimbabwe’, shown below in Figure 1-1) is a landlocked country in Southern Africa, bordered by Botswana, South Africa, Mozambique and Zambia. Zimbabwe has a population of ~15.6 million people, ~69% of whom are rural and are reliant on smallholder subsistence farming and livestock. Zimbabwe’s economy, GDP currently estimated at ~USD 16.3 billion per year, was severely impacted by several years of consecutive recession within a series of political and financial crises in the period from 2000 – present. As a result of unprecedented hyper-inflation...
06-Sep-2019

Zimbabwe - Emergency Power Infrastructure Rehabilitation Project - Phase I - Appraisal Report

In June 2011, the Board of Directors approved a grant amounting to USD 35 million to finance the Emergency Power Infrastructure Rehabilitation Project (EPIRPI or the Project) targeting the power transmission and distribution facilities throughout the whole country and the rehabilitation of the Ash Handling Plant at the Hwange Power Station in Hwange.The Protocol of Agreement was signed in September 2011. The envisaged outcomes of the intervention include: improved environmental management and ash handling at the Hwange Power Station, improved reliability of sub-transmission and distribution...
05-Sep-2019

Zimbabwe: African Development Bank, partners launch $96.7 million post-cyclone Idai recovery projects

The African Development Bank, with the World Bank and the government of Zimbabwe on 2 September 2019 launched post cyclone Idai recovery projects totaling $96.7 million to restore livelihoods and rehabilitate infrastructure in areas most hit by the disaster this year. The World Bank has provided $72 million to finance its Zimbabwe Idai Recovery Project (ZIRP), focusing on the nine worst affected districts in Manicaland, Mashonaland East and Masvingo Provinces, while the African Development Bank has earmarked $24.7 million for the Idai Emergency Recovery and Resilience Project (IERRP) to...
28-Aug-2019

EOI - Zimbabwe - Consultancy Services to Undertake the Technical Feasibility and PPP Study for Wastewater Recycling in Bulawayo - Bulawayo Water and Sewerage Services Improvement Project (BWSSIP)

The Government of Zimbabwe has received financing from the African Development Fund toward the cost of the Bulawayo Water and Sewerage Services Improvement Project, and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this grant to payments under the contract for Consultancy Services for the Technical Feasibility and PPP Study for Wastewater Recycling In Bulawayo.
28-Aug-2019

EOI - Zimbabwe - Consultancy Services to Undertake the Tariff and Affordability study, Institutional Option Analysis and Ring Fencing in Bulawayo - Bulawayo Water and Sewerage Services Improvement Project (BWSSIP)

The Government of Zimbabwe received financing from the African Development Fund toward the cost of the Bulawayo Water and Sewerage Services Improvement Project, and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this grant to payments under the contract for Consultancy Services for the Tariff and Affordability Study, Institutional Option Analysis and Ring Fencing in Bulawayo. The City of Bulawayo (CoB) with support from the African Development Bank (AfDB) is improving and upgrading the water supply and sewerage services in the city with the aim of contributing to the improvement in health...
28-Aug-2019

Contract Awards - Zimbabwe - Emergency Power Infrastructure Rehabilitation Project - Supply of Electromechanical Equipment for Stamford, Hillside, Forestvale and Turk Substations and related services, in 2 lots

27-Aug-2019

Zimbabwe: African Development Bank supports post cyclone recovery efforts with $24.7 million

The African Development Bank Group on 21 August 2019 signed a deal to support Zimbabwe’s post-cyclone Idai recovery plans with $24.7 million as part of its lead role to help restore livelihood and infrastructure in areas most hit by the disaster this year. Cyclone Idai hit the southern African nation in March, causing loss of lives, devastation, displacement and extensive damage to infrastructure in some eight districts. The Bank Group initially responded to the calamity with $250,000 to support the humanitarian aid response. The latest support, from the Bank’s Transitional...
19-Aug-2019

Contract Awards - Zimbabwe - Supply and Delivery of Vehicles and Crane Trucks

19-Aug-2019

Contract Awards - Zimbabwe - Supply and Delivery of Vehicles and Crane Trucks

19-Aug-2019

Contract Awards - Zimbabwe - Consultancy Services for Engineering and Supervision of Implementation-AKTP002 Quality and Cost Based Selection (QCBS)

19-Aug-2019

Contract Awards - Zimbabwe - Consultancy Services for Environmental and Social Capacity Building for ZETDC (Development of an Environmental and Social Management System and Provision of Training Services -AKTP004)

06-Aug-2019

Zimbabwe - Capacity Building for Public Finance and Economic Management - Project Completion Report

The project sought to address institutional capacity weaknesses brought about by Zimbabwe’s decade of economic decline (1999-2008) which had severely compromised the public sector’s governance and capacity to delivery its core functions. The design of the project was thus informed by 2012 Country Integrated Fiduciary Assessment and the Country Procurement Assessment Review and other diagnostic studies which had identified capacity weaknesses in the Public Finance Management (PFM) system especially in public procurement, internal audit and dilapidated information and communication technology (...
02-Aug-2019

Zimbabwe - Strengthening Institutions of Transparency and Accountability - Appraisal Report

The Project’s overall objective was to improve transparency and accountability in the public sector and promote gender equality in order to encourage inclusive development, through improved institutional capacity and effectiveness of institutions of public oversight and accountability, namely the Parliament of Zimbabwe (POZ), the Parliamentary Women Caucus (PWC) and the Office of the Auditor General (OAG).
18-Jul-2019

The Bank’s ZimFund water and sanitation project clears the air in Redcliff

Forbes Muzanzi, a resident of Rutendo High Density Suburb in Redcliff holds a ‘temporary sewer pipe’ that transported sewage out of his yard before ZimFund phase II replaced all the small and broken-down sewer pipes in his area. There used to be a very nasty smell around Redcliff’s high density Torwood and Rutendo suburbs, ‘Home of the Steelmakers’, some 220 km south-west of Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare. The origin of it was obvious, as spillage of sewage into houses and streets from inadequate temporary pipes meant to carry sewage away from residents’ homes had been a daily menace for the...
18-Jul-2019

Zimbabwe: Country Brief 2019-2020 combined with Country Portfolio Performance Review (CPPR)

The Country Brief (CB) 2019-2020 is a short-term programming framework for the Bank’s operational activities in Zimbabwe. This is in accordance with the Bank’s Operational Guidelines of the Transition Support Facility (TSF). Its objectives are to update the Board of Directors on recent political and economic developments in the country, articulate challenges, opportunities and lessons to guide the Bank’s future operations. It builds on the achievements of the CB 2013-2016 (initially approved in 2013) to provide a programming framework for the period 2019-2020, and makes a case for the country...
28-Jun-2019

ZimFund water and sanitation project: Communities can sustain local infrastructure

“Residents should take part in social engineering of projects, civic education and offer community stewardship in maintaining infrastructure. Besides this, residents should pay for water and sanitation services rendered, so that local authorities can generate funds to maintain infrastructure,” said Hardlife Mudzingwa, Programmes Director for the Community Water Alliance. Community Water Alliance (CWA) is a grassroots civil society organisation (CSO) that does advocacy work in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), environment and climate issues. CWA has more than 25,000 individual members...
24-Jun-2019

Zimbabwe - Zim-Fund - Emergency power infrastructure rehabilitation project – Consolidation works - Appraisal Report

The Zimbabwe Multi-Donor Trust Fund was established in 2010 as an emergency response to a severe humanitarian crisis that manifested itself in the deadly cholera epidemic that engulfed the country in 2008/2009. The outbreak claimed more than 4,000 lives and affected more than 100,000 people. The ZimFund Donor countries responded to the outbreak of cholera by mobilizing funds for the rehabilitation of water supply and sanitation infrastructure complimented with the rehabilitation of power infrastructure. The African Development Bank (the Bank) was requested by donors and accepted to administer...
20-Jun-2019

Contract Award – Zimbabwe - Supply and Installation of Bypass Breakers/ Isolators [BWSSIP/G01/3] - Bulawayo Water and Sewerage Services Improvement Project [BWSSIP]

06-Jun-2019

Multinational - Programme post cyclone Idai and Kenneth emergency recovery and resilience programme for Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe – (PCIREP) - Appraisal report

Southern Africa Region’s climate is highly variable, with frequent floods, droughts, cyclones and related natural disasters.Floods and droughts have increased in frequency and intensity, particularly in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe. Tropical Cyclone Idai made landfall in Beira, Mozambique in March 2019 and its continuation to Zimbabwe and Malawi, wreaked greater havoc and destruction leading to loss of lives, injuries,displacements and damage to infrastructure and property. Cyclone Kenneth that soon followed and made landfall in northern Mozambique destroying crops in the remote province...