Household consumption and poverty in Zimbabwe
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Based on the Moving Zimbabwe Forward (MZF) survey of nearly 3,500 households, this Chapter discusses the magnitude and key determinants of poverty in Zimbabwe. Qualitative research is used to complement the survey findings to give a rich and detailed insight into experiences of poverty in Zimbabwe. The Chapter is divided into three sections. Section one considers the magnitude of poverty in the sampled districts and analyses poverty incidence,x depth and severity by the rural and urban divide, Agro- V ecological Region and Livelihood Zone. Section two explores household and communitv perceptions of poverty, before section 3 investigates some of the key determinants of poverty and inequality.