Involuntary Displacements In Zimbabwe: A Case Study Of Chiadzwa Community In Marange Since 2006-2015

ABSTRACT

It was in the year 2006, when diamonds were officially revealed in the Marange communal lands of Zimbabwe. In as much as people who remained behind at Chiadzwa were depressed of their farm lands, those villagers who had already been relocated also professed themselves as cursed due to a twine of misfortunes affecting their destiny.1 Ecologically, Chiadzwa lies in the aridity region. Its annual rainfall is not only low, but also unreliable. Over an extensive period of time, inhabitants tested with various coping strategies in order to pacify their harsh environment. This included the subsequent concentration on the cultivation of drought-tolerant crops. They also collected wild fruits and carried out basketry in exchange for food. Before the year 2006, Chiadzwa was hardly as critical and special economically as it became thereafter. In fact, it was a deserted area since succeeding colonial and post-colonial governments could not plan for long-term projects such as irrigation schemes similar to those established at nearby Nyanyadzi or elsewhere in the country. Economical development in the area was nominal, so were the area’s agriculture and food shortages.2

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APA

TAZARURWA, T (2021). Involuntary Displacements In Zimbabwe: A Case Study Of Chiadzwa Community In Marange Since 2006-2015. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/involuntary-displacements-in-zimbabwe-a-case-study-of-chiadzwa-community-in-marange-since-2006-2015

MLA 8th

TAZARURWA, TATENDA "Involuntary Displacements In Zimbabwe: A Case Study Of Chiadzwa Community In Marange Since 2006-2015" Afribary. Afribary, 04 May. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/involuntary-displacements-in-zimbabwe-a-case-study-of-chiadzwa-community-in-marange-since-2006-2015. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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TAZARURWA, TATENDA . "Involuntary Displacements In Zimbabwe: A Case Study Of Chiadzwa Community In Marange Since 2006-2015". Afribary, Afribary, 04 May. 2021. Web. 14 Jun. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/involuntary-displacements-in-zimbabwe-a-case-study-of-chiadzwa-community-in-marange-since-2006-2015 >.

Chicago

TAZARURWA, TATENDA . "Involuntary Displacements In Zimbabwe: A Case Study Of Chiadzwa Community In Marange Since 2006-2015" Afribary (2021). Accessed June 14, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/involuntary-displacements-in-zimbabwe-a-case-study-of-chiadzwa-community-in-marange-since-2006-2015