The guidelines and the fundamental concepts of German development policy are developed by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). The BMZ contracts the implementing organisations with the concrete realisation of the development-policy projects of the German government.
High-Level Meeting on Prevention of Cholera Outbreaks
Ambassador Burkart had the honor to welcome the Minister of Health, Hon. Chilufya and the Minister of Water Development, Sanitation and Environmental Protection, Hon. Wanchinga as well as the respective Permanent Secretaries, representatives of the donor community and involved government bodies to a high-level breakfast meeting to discuss the importance of groundwater protection for prevention of future cholera outbreaks in Lusaka.
On Wednesday, the 7th of February 2018, Ambassador Burkart together with the Honorable Minister of Energy, David Mabumba, launched the GET FiT Zambia programme, which aims at promoting private sector engagement and investment in Zambia’s energy sector as well as diversification of the power mix to address the country’s power constraints and increase sustainability and reliability.
Drafting of border treaty between Mozambique and Zambia
On Monday, the 20th of November 2017, Ambassador Burkart has launched a bilateral meeting between the Republic of Mozambique and the Republic of Zambia, which initiates a process to draft an international border treaty between both countries.
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at the Special Needs Education Resource Centre at UNZA
On 19th October 2017 a German funded new Special Needs Education Resource Centre at University of Zambia (UNZA) has been officially opened by the First Lady of Zambia, Mrs. Esther Lungu, and Ambassador Achim Burkart.