Bauleni Special Needs Project strives to create an enabling environment for the most vulnerable young people through the provision of education and life skill training in one of Lusaka´s most impoverished compounds. After storm losses in November the project´s income generating activities have been very limited. The German Embassy supports Bauleni Special Needs in the reconstruction of their greenhouse tunnels as one of its micro projects in 2016.
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The German Embassy is pleased having received an overwhelmingly positive feedback on the exhibition that was hosted in the former building of the Embassy in March 2016. Centered around a Tayali fresco various Zambian artists from all genres displayed their art work and thereby the diversity of Zambian contemporary art.
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The President of the German Parliament Dr. Norbert Lammert visited Lusaka for the 134th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Conference that took place from 19th to 23rd March 2016. He was accompanied by the Vice President Claudia Roth and a delegation of five MPs.
German delegation visits Lusaka for IPU Conference
The Frankfurt Zoological Society (FZS) and Zambian Department of National Parks & Wildlife (DNPW) celebrated the 30th anniversary of their partnership in the North Luangwa Conservation Programme. For the reception many conservation stakeholders paid tribute to the tireless efforts to safeguard one of Africa´s most pristine wilderness areas.
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In the scope of its mirco project funds the German Embassy supports St. Luke´s Mission Hospital in Mpanshya. In order to improve the water situation there, the Embassy funds the drilling of a borehole, as well as the installation of a solar pump and a tank.
St Luke´s Mission Hospital
Access to water is not to be taken for granted in many rural areas in Zambia. Therefore, the German Embassy funded the drilling of four boreholes in Kafulafuta Constituency in the Copperbelt.
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To promote human rights of persons with disabilities and raise public awareness on disability issues in Zambia, the German Embassy and CHSZ signed an agreement for the implementation of an advocacy project worth 22.800 Euros or ZMW 285.000.
Human Rights Project 2016
Germany and ZESCO signed a 30 million Euro loan agreement for the rehabilitation and expansion of the Chishimba Falls hydro power station in Kasama, Northern Province.
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One of the biggest obstacles for education and school lessons – particularly for scientific subjects – is the lack of material and equipment. In the scope of its fund for micro-projects the German Embassy supported the renovation of unused school rooms in Chawama to establish new science laboratories.
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At the International Green Week in Berlin German Minister of Food and Agriculture Christian Schmidt and his Zambian counterpart Given Lubinda signed a declaration of intent for cooperation in the field of food and agriculture.
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With fairness, tolerance and peaceful competition as its backbone, sport is a way to promote international understanding. Germany and Zambia now celebrated the remarkable results of three years of joint efforts in sport cooperation.
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The Government of the Republic of Zambia and the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany signed two bilateral Agreements regarding Financial and Technical Cooperation with an overall financial volume of approx. 130 million US-Dollar.
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