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Bikita to be incorporated in CAMPFIRE Programme

Staff Reporter

Minister of Environment, Climate, Tourism and Hospitality Industry, Honarable Mangaliso Ndlovu revealed that plans to incoparate Bikita into the Communal Areas Management Programme for Indigenous Resources (CAMPIRE) Programme is now at an advance stage.

Government mouthpiece, Honarable Monica Mutsvangwa revealed this during a Press Cabinet Briefing held in the Capital this Tuesday.

“The Minister of Environment, Climate, Tourism and Hospitality Industry reported that progress towards the launch of Bikita as part of the Communal Areas Management Programme for Indigenous Resources (CAMPFIRE) is on course.”

This Programme is set to help the Masvingo’s District in terms of infrastructural development and amelioration of rural livelihoods among other areas of progressions.

“Bikita is one of only two districts still to be incorporated into CAMPFIRE, a programme with immense benefits in sustaining rural livelihoods and developing infrastructure. Under the Community Participation in Fisheries Project excavation of four fish ponds is complete and only lining, fencing and stocking of the ponds is outstanding.”

Tendai Guvamombe