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Zambia, DR Congo strike deal to manage Luapula River

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Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are in the process of establishing the Luapula River Authority (LRA) in order to manage shared water resources between the two countries. Zambia’s Minister of Energy, David Mabumba, said the riparian states are discussing the establishment of an authority to manage the Luapula River joint resource. “The Luapula River, which is shared ...

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New water project launched in Zambia

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Member of Parliament (MP) representing Nyimba in Zambia, Olipa Mwansa, has commended Eastern Water and Sewerage Company (EWSC) and Devolution Trust Fund (DTF) for remaining committed to improve the lives of the people through the provision of quality water. Ms Mwansa was launching the K2.5 million water supply project financed by the DTF in Nyimba. She noted that lack of ...

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Zambia, Malawi to benefit from new multimedia water project

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The Zambia and Malawi have launched a K15 million project for the construction of the water and sanitation schemes for border posts of Chanida, Mwami and Mchinji. The project is funded by the Department for International Development (DFID), Climate Resilient Infrastructure Development Facility (CRIDF) on three border areas of which two are on the Zambian side while one was on ...

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Zambia, China, Finland ratify Nagoya Protocol

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China, Finland and Zambia are the latest countries to ratify the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilisation, bringing the total number of ratifications to the treaty to 78. All three countries ratified the Protocol during the past month. Zambia acceded on 20 May 2016, Finland accepted on ...

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10 Nigerians to grace Lusaka Sustainaware summit

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Ten Nigerians are participating in the 2016 Sustainaware, a regional partnership conference taking place between 30th and 31st May, 2016 in Lusaka, the capital of Zambia. The participants, constituting journalists, environmental rights campaigners as well as sustainable development advocates, are expected to join other partners to share knowledge, solve complex challenges bedevilling environmental safeguards and proffer possible solutions on how ...

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Zambia to host climate fund board meeting

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Zambia has been awarded the opportunity to become the first African country to host the board meeting of the Green Climate Fund (GCF). Secretary to the Treasury, Fredson Yamba, said the choice of Zambia as the host of the important gathering of over 300 delegates was in recognition of the country’s positive image in international community. “I am pleased to ...

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Zambia secures $129 million loans for water, power

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Zambia has contracted a loan of $15 million from the African Development Bank (AfDB) for implementation of a water supply and sanitation project in 16 districts of the Western Province. Chief government spokesperson Chishimba Kambwili says government has prioritised the region in accordance with its pro-poor policies. “The project will contribute to poverty alleviation and improve the health of Zambia’s ...

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Africa’s top emerging real estate investment hotspots

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Where are the up-and-coming real estate opportunities in 2015? When discussing investment opportunities for real estate, people normally think of cities such as London or New York. However, emerging cities across Africa are filled with opportunities for those looking to invest in property. Global property portal, Lamudi, has compiled a list of emerging investment hotspots across the continent, based on ...

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Mechanisation boosts cassava yields in Nigeria, Zambia

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Cassava farmers in Nigeria and Zambia who have adopted mechanised production and improved farming practices reap up to four times additional yield and attract higher purchase prices through structured market linkages, according to the African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF)   Farmers participating in the African Agricultural Technology Foundation’s (AATF) Cassava Mechanisation and Agro-processing Project (CAMAP) in Nigeria and Zambia realised ...

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Climate change, food security: African Water Facility supports new Zambia dams

The African Development Bank has approved a African Water Facility (AWF) grant of €950,000 to support a project to help the Government of Zambia develop, test and adopt updated guidelines, which will be used as framework for programming as well as designing the financing, construction and operations of multi-purpose small dams. The dams are expected to directly improve the lives ...

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