Faith-based organisations key in strengthening climate voices

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THE role of faith-based institutions in environmental management has come a long way and cannot be underestimated. The Catholics, Anglicans, Adventists, Islamic Aid, Evangelists, Red-Crescent, World-Vision, Christian Aid, Dan Aid Zimbabwe, Episcopal Relief and Development, among others are firmly on the ground taking the climate change discourse to communities.

Projects such as restoration of degraded landscape in rural areas, forest regeneration for carbon sinks and improved livelihoods are gaining positive footprint. These also include biodiversity conservation, water-harvesting techniques, wetland restoration, keeping small livestock, nutritional gardens, climate change education, awareness and literacy for improved resilience. Click here to read more.

-Peter Makwanya