Stories


Pedestrians First - Turning Lusaka into a livable city

A quick scrutiny of the newspapers reveals an astounding reality of increasing road traffic crashes from 20,962 to 32, 350 (RTSA, 2016) accidents between 2010 and 2016 respectively.  


The Untold Story of Challenges and Possibilities for Female Peacekeepers

The Untold Story of Challenges and Possibilities for Female Peacekeepers  


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…  


Tackling Zambia's Medical Waste Problem

As the furnace heats up, Friday Chola, an Incinerator Operator at the Kabwe Central Hospital methodically sorts through the medical waste and flips open the lid of the burning chamber to monitor the…  


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…  

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