With the development of Zambia’s first Climate Change Gender Action Plan (ccGAP:ZM), the Government of the Republic of Zambia (GRZ) will endeavour to take action on women’s leadership in the context of climate change.
The Gender, Climate Change, and Nutrition Integration (GCAN) website includes information and resources on the work it is doing in Feed the Future countries, such as Bangladesh, Cambodia, Nigeria and Zambia.
Relative to other countries in the region, Zambia has an abundance of fertile land, water, and a favorable climate for agricultural production. Yet, despite these favorable conditions, crop yields are well below global averages and 80 percent of rural Zambians live in extreme poverty.
This factsheet breaks down greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Southern Africa in 2011 by country, sector, changes in emissions and climate change commitments and policies. Countries covered in this factsheet include: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
This profile provides an overview of climate risk issues in Zambia, including how climate change will potentially impact agricultural production, water resources, human health, ecosystems and energy and infrastructure.
Beth Dunford, USAID Assistant to the Administrator, Deputy Coordinator for Development for Feed the Future Initiative speaks to the 2016 Climate Smart Agriculture Global Learning and Evidence Exchange attendees in Lusaka, Zambia.