ZERO Regional Environment Organisation, is the premier research, planning and Implementation agency operating in the Southern African region since 1987.


* Rural Community Needs

To assist in developing the capacities of rural communities to influence policies for effective land-based resource management in a gender sensitive context.

* Policy Advocacy, Information Sharing and Networking

To influence decision-makers at the national, regional and international level to respond to rural communities` land resources needs and aspirations.

* Development of Knowledge and Solutions

To develop and promote innovative locally based knowledge and solutions to relevant land resource problems.

* Organisational

To mobilise and use resources efficiently and effectively to achieve maximum results.

Mission Statement

ZERO`s mission is to promote the development of new knowledge that enables rural communities of Southern Africa to articulate their land resource needs and solutions through participatory policy advocacy, information sharing and networking.