Originally posted on Circular Africa:
In the past years, more research has been conducted about the alternatives of our current linear economy that is focused on ‘take-make-dispose’. A circular economy is an alternative model, that enables green growth and green industrialization by closing the loop of resources and by developing regenerative and circular systems. As stressed by Chatman House1, the circular economy has been mostly seen as a rich-country agenda. However, the circular economy has enormous potential for lower and middle-income countries. Here are four reasons why circular economy supporters should focus on the (East) African region to unlock the… Continue reading Can East Africa leapfrog to a circular economy?
Originally posted on Circular Africa:
On 20 January 2020 the UK will host the UK-Africa Investment Summit in London. The Summit will be hosted by the Prime Minister and will bring together businesses, governments and international institutions to showcase and promote the breadth and quality of investment opportunities across Africa. The Summit will strengthen the UK’s partnership with African nations […] UK-Africa Investment Summit – January 2020 — Financing for Development in Africa There are 13 African countries listed to be part of the discussed, I am looking forward to hear meaningful partnership coming out of this summit in these countries. Seeing only 1 Southern Africa … Continue reading UK-Africa Investment Summit – January 2020 — Financing for Development in Africa
By Rumbidzai Mashavave As we come to the end of the year, we reflect on the good things that have happened personally, in our families, communities and as nations. Regardless of what has happened let us celebrate life. On the 25th of December Jesus Christ was born so that we may have life and have it more abundantly. Being alive to this day, is something to celebrate. Continue reading Merry Christmas!
By Rumbidzai Mashavave In response to the dire situation in the government hospitals in Harare, Zimbabwe. The Save our Hospitals Initiative was born in Zimbabwe and thus far is made up of a co group of volunteers affiliated with the … Continue reading Zimbabwe Health system Diaries: Circular Economy-the answer
Originally posted on Circular Economy Startups:
A friend just forwarded a post from the Ellen Macarthur Foundation. It contains a deep report on the challenges and strategy needed to build a food system fit for the 21st century and beyond. The report received input from 100+ organizations and actors along the food value chain. City authorities, NGO’s, CEO’s, academics and policymakers crafted the vision. You can find the page here. Some stunning and distinct messages in the detailed document, regarding problems of the current linear food system, are: Sourcing food grown regeneratively, and locally where appropriate; design and market healthier… Continue reading Cities and the Circular Economy for Food
by Rumbidzai Mashavave 2018 has not been the best year for Zimbabwe but it sure still looks beautiful As the year draws to an end, we celebrate the holidays, reflect (at some point) of 2018, a replica of 2008 in … Continue reading It’s the little things: 2018 in Zimbabwe
The African Guarantee Fund for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (AGF) entered into a re-guarantee transaction of an amount of up to USD 74 million with GuarantCo on March 2nd, to increase its guarantee capacity for SME financing. SME’s have a … Continue reading African Guarantee Fund
by Rumbidzai Mashavave Achieving financial goals Is the money you are earning allowing you to live the life you want to live? What does the life you truly want to live look like? Write down everything…for example, you want to … Continue reading Lessons from my mentor: 4