Zimbabwe is a beautiful country in Southern Africa that is known for its dramatic landscapes, its diverse wildlife and its hardworking people. Home to the Great Zimbabwe Monument, the mighty Victoria Falls and the majestic Eastern Highlands, the country also boasts of world class national parks in which a variety of animals, including the Big Five, can be found. The largest of these are Hwange National Park in the west, and the Gonarezhou Transfrontier Park in the South. Zimbabwe has a total land area of 390 000 square kilometres and a well educated population of around 14 million people.
In order to achieve accelerated economic growth and wealth creation, the Zimbabwe Government formulated a new economic blueprint known as the Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Socio-Economic Transformation (Zim-Asset); October 2013 – December 2018. Zim Asset was crafted to achieve sustainable development and social equity anchored on indigenization, empowerment and employment creation which will be largely propelled by the judicious exploitation of the country’s abundant human and natural resources.
The economic blueprint, which is Result Based is built around four strategic clusters that will enable Zimbabwe to achieve economic growth and reposition the country as one of the strongest economies in the region and Africa. The identified clusters are Food Security and Nutrition; Social Services and Poverty Eradication. Infrastructure and Utilities and Value Addition and Beneficiation.