HC Deb 02 May 2001 vol 367 cc670-1W
Mr. Wells

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development if she will list the projects funded by her Department in Zimbabwe. [159567]

Clare Short

DFID is currently operating the following projects in Zimbabwe:

Project Date £ million
Empowerment of Farm Worker Communities 1999–2002 1.6
Credit for the Informal Sector 1995–2002 1.3
Agribusiness Entrepreneur Network and Training Development 1997–2001 0.49
Bulilima-Mangwe Water Supply and Environmental Rehabilitation project 1998–2001 0.31
Election monitoring 2000–01 0.25
Community Based Maintenance of Water Points in Binga 1998–2001 0.24
Food security Risk Mapping 1997–2001 0.23
Dynamics of Rural Poverty study 1999–2001 0.2
Emergency Preparedness 2000–01 0.17
Education sector HIV/AIDS impact assessment 2001 0.13
Emergency cholera control 2001 0.05

I have closed 12 development projects and suspended or substantially modified five others over the last 12 months. I continue to keep the Zimbabwe programme under regular review to ensure it is still effective and appropriate in the current difficult circumstances.

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