Finance Minister, Patrick Chinamasa presented the mid-term budget review last week amid high expectations from diverse stakeholders as the economic woes of the country continue to mount. Below is the People's Democratic Perspective on the Policy.
That review was presented in the context of massive structural challenges
Former Finance Minister and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) leader , Tendai Biti has labelled Minister Chinamasa as a clueless chap who has done little to alleviate economic challenges bedeviling the country.
Speaking on the sidelines of the recently signed apposition parties alliance , Biti claimed that
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Zimbabwe have resumed economic cooperation with IFAD, a specialised agency of the United Nations, set to inject over $40 million towards the development of small holder irrigation projects in the semi-arid areas of the country.
Government – IFAD cooperation
Japan and Zimbabwe have resumed economic cooperation with the Asian giant injecting US $15 million towards the maintenance of Nyakomba irrigation scheme in Nyanga, Manicaland Province.
The Japanese genuine bilateral grant aid to Zimbabwe had practically been suspended in the year 2000 mainly due to the
Zimbabwe Coalition on Debt and Development (ZIMCODD), a social and economic justice movement has condemned the recent mid-term fiscal policy review as anti-people due to its failure to capture the needs of the people.
The Mid-term Fiscal Policy review which was presented in parliament last week