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Table 1 Some of highlighted socio-economic impact of veld fires

From: Causes of wildland fires, associated socio-economic impacts and challenges with policing, in Chakari resettlement area, Kadoma, Zimbabwe

Impacts Frequency Percent
Livestock death and straying 12 19.3
Destruction of field crops 4 6.5
Depletion of fire wood 08 12.9
Destruction of thatch grass and trees 20 32.2
Loss of fruits and herbs 2 3.2
Loss of grazing 16 25.8
Total 62 100.0