In partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) the Zambian Government has launched a Rapid COVID-19 Business Survey whose objective is to provide comprehensive and evidence-based data about the socio-economic situation of micro, small, medium-sized and large enterprises affected by the COVID -19 crisis in Zambia.
Lusaka, 15th June 2020 – The Zambia Police Service Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for COVID-19, launched on 11th June 2020, serves to safeguard human rights particularly of vulnerable citizens and provides guiding principles to security and law enforcement officers in responding to the pandemic.
UNDP Zambia Newsletter , Issue No. 2 , 2019
Lusaka, 12th May 2020 – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with The United Nations Volunteers, the Zambian Government and the National Youth Development Council have kick-started a 3-month mass community outreach campaign through the deployment of youth volunteers for door-to-door sensitization as part of a UN-wide support to Zambia to strengthen community preparedness and response to get the number of COVID-19 cases down to zero.
UNDP with funding from the Government of Japan recently installed solar systems at the health centres located in Mayukwayukwa and Meheba resettlement schemes at a total cost of USD57,000.00. These solar systems allow these health centers now to operate as Outpatient Departments (OPD) for 24 hours a day.
Messages of reversing the trend of biodiversity loss so that nature can continue to provide its services to all living things that share this planet resonated across Zambia as the country commemorated this year’s World Environment Day.
Participants at a workshop held by the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resource (Department of Climate Change and Natural Resources Management) through the BIOFIN Zambia Project Team have recommended to develop an implementation plan for the National Green Finance Policy, which is being proposed for establishment together with Green Bond Guidelines which will be spearheaded by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the listing rules which will be led by the Lusaka Securities exchange (LuSE)

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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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