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Zinara is depicted as a reservoir. The road fund is made up of various road user charges which are seen as small braches or rivers feeding into the main location. The components conisit of Toll Fees, Vehicle Licence Fees, Loans and Grants, Abnormal Load Fees, Road Transit Fees and Fuel Levy. The red arrows show the movement of funds into and out of the reservoir into the the variuos applications of the fund. From the main source “the reservoir”, funds are channeled towards various projects being; Urban Roads (used by Urban Councils), Trunk Roads (Department of Roads), Rural Roads (Rural District Councils and District Development Fund – DDF) as well as Special Projects which can happen in either of the above mentioned areas of application.

The Research Council of Zimbabwe (RCZ) was established in 1986 to promote, direct, supervise and coordinate research. One of the major functions of RCZ is advising Government on issues of research for sustainable development. RCZ also provides an exceptional forum for interaction and discussion for the mutual benefit of Government, academia and industrialists. In addition, it is a convenient conduit for financial and infrastructural support for collaborative research among research institutes and councils. RCZ’s role is that of a catalyst, having identified broad areas of concern, it consults and brings together relevant experts to define a programme of work and to seek out sources of funds. The RCZ establishes and maintains links with professional bodies and centers of excellence to enhance the quality of its role as a facilitator of national and international collaboration. RCZ activities are regulated by the Research Act [Chapter 10:22].