Stories


Transforming Lives through Stones: the case of cobblestone paving

After a 28-day intensive training course in cobblestone paving, which was part of the broader programme to empower youths with relevant aspects of cobblestone cutting, chiseling and laying techniques…  



weathering the storm

Walking reluctantly through his wilted eight hectares maize field, Sililo Musepei waits for a sign that rainfall is eventually coming. Usually, he would look for clouds in the sky or birds singing.…  


Stewards of the Forest

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…  


Bridging Gaps in Zambia

The Government of Zambia is activating climate actions across the country to achieve its contributions to the Paris Agreement. Not only will this work protect the nation’s environment and contribute…  


Solar Energy Centre of Excellence Brings New Hope

On a blistering hot Thursday afternoon, Esther Mungalaba, 22, and two other students are deeply engrossed - sorting out a sparkling array of solar panels on display at a new demonstration, testing and…  


Early Recovery and Sustainable Resettlement

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…  


Putting Women at the Helm of Natural Resources Management

Aiming to tackle these issues, a UNDP-supported project – Strengthening Management Effectiveness and Generating Multiple Environmental Benefits Within and Around the Greater Kafue National Park and…  


Strengthening Capacities and Accelerating Response to Climate Change in Zambia

The collection and distribution of local rainfall information is helping smallholder farmers adjust their crop production methods to changing seasonal precipitation patterns. These stations also act…  


Transforming Traditional Farming Systems into Sustainable Agriculture

In support of the Government of Zambia’s efforts to ensure that climate adaptation interventions in the agricultural sector are gender-responsive and transformative, UNDP in collaboration with FAO…  

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