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Facilitate female ownership and control of productive resources, including land and mineral claims, by ensuring that women can own land as individuals or jointly with their spouses.

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RBZ offers lifeline for women in mining

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July 24, 2019

THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has thrown a lifeline to women in mining which will see them accessing funding without collateral as it moves to ensure their full participation in the sector and enhance production. In an interview with Sunday News Business on the sidelines of the Mine Entra conference last Thursday, Gold Initiative Development Fund (GIDF) head Mr Matthew Chidavaenzi said the RBZ has identified its subsidiary, the short-term insurer, Export Credit Guarantee Corporation (ECGC) as the guarantor of women in mining accessing funding through its loan facility after realisation that the issue of collateral had been the major impediment.

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