Building Climate Resilience of Vulnerable Agricultural Livelihoods in Southern Zimbabwe

Lead country


Participating countries


Project status

Under implementation

Implementing period

From August 14, 2020 to March 9, 2028

SDGs addressed by this project

SDG targets

  1. 13.3 Improve learning, capacity on climate change measures
  2. 1.5 Build resilience of poor to climate, shocks

Project ID: 5853

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Technical team

  • Climate Change Adaptation Programme

Technical area(s)

  • Cross-sectoral climate resilient livelihoods
  • Fostering Food Security and resilient agricultural systems


  • Human altered areas


  • Rural areas

Transformed sector(s)


UNDP role(s)

  • Capacity development / Technical assistance
  • Risk analysis


  • Capacity building
  • Monitor inventory
  • Food and agricultural commodities


  • Improved soil and water management techniques
  • Technical capacity building
  • Community capacity building
  • Knowledge/Data management
  • Sustainable agriculture practices and use of resources (TP 2, 7, 8, 9)

Social inclusion

  • Smallholder farmers
  • Women

Gender equality

  • Women farmers

Gender result effectiveness scale



  • Systems pathway
  • People pathway

Risk reduction target(s)

  • Improve resilience

SDG target(s)

  • 13.3 Improve learning, capacity on climate change measures
  • 1.5 Build resilience of poor to climate, shocks

Conventions and protocols


Private sector(s)


Hot topic

  • Food and agricultural commodities strategy
  • Poverty reduction

USD $26,574,567

Grant amount

USD $22,207,620

Leveraged amount (co-financing)


Source(s) of fund

Sources of fund


  • Green Climate Fund Common ($26,574,567)

Implementing partner(s)

  • Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Water and Rural Resettlement (MLAWRR)

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