Events - Foundation Office Zimbabwe
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KAS Panel on the Youth Quota at the Ideas Festival 2023
Supporting political dialogue and democratic consolidation
The panel shared thoughts on how the youth quota can strengthen the participation of youths within political parties and in the broader political space.
Congress of Zimbabwe Industries 2023 Annual Congress
Answering the African Opportunity Call
The 2023 CZI Congress is taking place at the same time that CZI is celebrating 100 Years. The theme for this year’s congress is “Answering the African Opportunity Call. CZI believes that the opportunity that the AfCFTA provides requires an argyle and robust policy and business strategy at home. KAS has been collaborating with CZI in terms of strengthening its capacity as the voice of industry.
Africa Journalism and Media Summit
New Horizons in Sub-Saharan African Journalism: Embracing Innovation and Adapting to Change in the Age of AI
The Africa Journalism and Media Summit is an annual congregation of stakeholders from the media, academia, government, civil society and business organized by the Zimbabwe Centre for Media and Information Literacy (ZCMIL)
Taking Politics Professionally
The National Movement for Catholic Students in collaboration with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Zimbabwe conducted a multi-party capacitation of youths active in politics on taking politics professionally. This capacitation was necessitated by the realization that for there to be progressive politics in Zimbabwe, young politicians needed to be made aware of the influence they yield in their communities and the responsibility that comes with aiming for public office. The workshop capacitated the youths Kariba in Zimbabwe about the electoral processes in the country for any sort of participation from the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission. The participants were capacitated on the electoral processes, they also were engaged on a discussion on leadership ethics for common good with the help of the Catholic Commision for Peace and Justice. The Participants were also trained on how to run and manage an electoral campaign and also how to professionally manage media and social media for election purposes.
Book Launch of "Media Perceptions of Climate Change in Sub-Saharan Africa"
Towards enhanced knowledge on the impact of climate change and the role of the media
The Foundation launched this publication with the aim of providing a comprehensive analysis of media perception on climate change in Sub-Saharan Africa focusing on the current state of media coverage of Climate Change, challenges faced by journalists in reporting on Climate Change and the impact of media coverage on public understanding and engagement with Climate Change.
Launch of the Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries 2022 Manufacturing Survey
The elusive quest for economic stability
On 6 April 2023 the Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI) launched the 2022 Annual Manufacturing survey which provides a detailed insight into the performance of the manufacturing sector in 2022. CZI has a long standing partnership with KAS in the area of economic dialogue.
Pray,Register,Vote Webinar Series
A Cry for Peaceful Zimbabwean Elections from the Church
On the 28th of March 2023 the Foundation in partnership with the National Movement of Catholic Students aired a webinar dubbed: "A Cry for Peaceful Elections from the Church". The episode was done under the Pray, Register, Vote Webinar Series.
Climate Change Capacity Building Workshop
Committee Clerks and Researchers
The overall aim of the capacity building workshop is to broaden the understanding and technical knowledge of Committee Clerks and Researchers on the governance and management of climate change. The participants will appreciate the country’s position as well as its climate change response.
Climate Smart Agriculture Training of Trainers in Youth and Vocational Colleges
Manicaland, Mashonaland Central, Mashonaland East, Mashonaland West, Masvingo and the Midlands
Zimbabwean food production is constantly under attack from the negative effects of climate change. In an effort to fight hunger in Zimbabwe,A curriculum review process by the Department of Agriculture Education and Farmer Training revealed that there was limited understanding and teaching of climate smart agriculture as an adaptation intervention with mitigation co-benefits. In response to the identified gap in the current curriculum, the government of Zimbabwe with support from the Climate Technology Centre and Network produced a Climate Smart Agriculture Manual for Professional Level Education in Zimbabwe. UNDP provided additional resources to produce the manual. The Manual was rolled out in 2018 and all public colleges were capacitated through training of trainers’ sessions aiming to strengthen capacities of lecturers to impart CSA practices to trainee extension officers who upon deployment will work directly with farmers and convey CSA practices. The Government saw it fit to extend the programme to youth and vocational centres in Zimbabwe and they partnered the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung.
Data Journalism Techniques for Election Coverage
Data Reporting and Fact-checking Training for Harare Reporters
The data journalism and fact-checking training for election reporting is particularly relevant now because Zimbabwe is preparing for harmonized elections in 2023.