Cosmo Trust v. City of Harare, Administrative Court of Zimbabwe (Harare) (22 March 2019)


“[O]ur Constitution gives every Zimbabwean the right to have the environment protected for the benefit of present and future generations.  That is done through legislative and other measures that prevent ecological degradation, promote conservation and secure ecological sustainable development.  Ecologically sustainable development ensures that all living creatures, including birds, are enableed to meet their needs from the environment we rely on.

Our Constitution guarantees that every person has the right to safe, clean and potable water.  Wetlands . . . provide clean water . . . .”