Zimbabwe’s changing urban landscape

Infrastructure and Cities for Economic Development (ICED) scoping report prepared for the DFID Zimbabwe country office

Abstract

This Infrastructure and Cities for Economic Development (ICED) scoping report has been prepared for the Department for International Development’s’ Zimbabwe country office to better understand urban trends and dynamics in Zimbabwe which can inform future urban programming.

The report is structured in 3 sections, with supporting annexes:

  • Section 1 offers an introduction to the study objective and approach.

  • Section 2 presents an in-depth review of urban data alongside analysis of the drivers of these trends. Other characteristics of Zimbabwe’s changing urban landscape, such as urban governance structures, poverty and informal sector considerations are also discussed.

  • Section 3 considers the implications of Zimbabwe’s urban dynamics and highlights opportunities for future urban programming.

There is a briefing note to accompany this scoping report

Citation

Infrastructure and Cities for Economic Development (ICED) Facility (2017). DFID Zimbabwe Country Engagement: Final Scoping Report. Report produced for the UK Department for International Development, 24 February 2017, ii, 84p

Zimbabwe’s changing urban landscape

Published 28 June 2017