What is BRACT, and what does it do?
The BRACT programme's full title is: Building Resilience through improving the Absorptive and Adaptive Capacity for Transformation (BRACT) of at risk communities in Mutoko and Mudzi districts of Zimbabwe.
- Improve capacity to anticipate, prepare and respond to shocks and stresses in order to maintain productive capacity.
- Develop diversified, viable livelihood options adapted to climatic and socio-economic shocks and stresses.
- Strengthen community voice and ability to engage service providers and enhance their participation in decision making.
Mudzi and Mutoko Districts of Mashonaland East Province of Zimbabwe
Five years: 1 October 2017 – 30 September 2022
Vulnerable households that are affected by recurring shocks, mostly related to climate change.
We are building the capacity of 15,505 households, so they can absorb and adapt to unexpected shocks. Our aim is to strengthen the communities' ability to transform and adapt.
A minimum of 4,652 households (30%) are female headed.
Christian Aid (lead partner)
Community Technology Development Organisation (CTDO)
Bio-Innovation Zimbabwe (BIZ)
Silveira House (SH)
Nyahunure Community Trust (NCT)
Government of Zimbabwe
UNDP (technical partner)