This document synthesises findings of a research project entitled ‘Building Resilience to Natural Disasters in Populated African Mountain Ecosystems: Case of Cyclone Idai’. It arises from a Participatory Action Research Project on Environmental Impact & Climate Resilience Building Strategies. The publication was co-supported by a number of Zimbabwean state universities and development partners through the TSURO Trust. These include Bindura University of Science Education, University of Zimbabwe, Midlands State University, National University of Science and Technology, Universities of Coventry and Edinburgh (UK), University of Cape Town (SA), Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (Germany) and the Development Governance Institute (Zimbabwe). The research leading to its consolidation was sanctioned by the Government of Zimbabwe through the Climate Change Management Department.