In a quiet village in Chief Kabamba’s chiefdom at the foot of the Muchinga escarpment in Central Zambia, a group of curious villagers rushed to catch a glimpse as a short convoy of vehicles carrying a delegation from the Government of Zambia and the UNDP entered the village.
UNDP Zambia was among the countries that attended the UNDP Crisis Response Package (CRP) training held in Istanbul Turkey from 20th to 26th May 2018. The main objective of the training was to enhance UNDP country office capacity to design, implement and monitor timely crisis and post-crisis livelihoods responses that promote a rapid return to sustainable development pathways. Critical cross-cutting issues, such as gender equality, environmental and social sustainability, private sector partnerships, and knowledge management and innovation, play a key role in the roll out of the CRP.
October 13 , 2017 saw Meheba resettlement scheme in Kalumbila District, North-Western province erupt in a hive of activity as it received high profile visitors.
Victor Chenda Mpanga, 39, knows his livelihood depends on the forest, but like many others eking out a living in Zambia’s vast woodland, he had little choice but to help destroy it. Mpanga was a full-time farmer, but poor yields due to unsustainable agricultural practices and climate change forced him into cutting down trees to produce charcoal – locally known as “malasha” - for fuel and income.
Under the the Africa Caribbean Pacific-European Union Development Minerals Programme, UNDP in partnership...
Chief Chamuka Chiefdom is located about 120km from Lusaka in a rural part of Central Province...
Enhance decentralized climate information services for early warning.

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17.09

Population (2017)

54.4%

Poverty rate

3,464

GNI per capita

0.588

Human Dev. Index (2018)

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