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A new study led CABI scientists has examined the potential for collective action to fight the fall armyworm (FAW) pest with biological controls in rural Zambia.
CAB International
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Researchers at the University of Leeds are developing a 'nowcasting' system to get accurate, short-range weather forecasts of extreme weather to socially disadvantaged communities in South Africa, Zambia and Mozambique.
University of Leeds
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The Zambia Drought Monitoring System (ZADMS), developed by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) for Zambia’s Ministry of Agriculture will provide all the information needed to effectively manage drought.
International Water Management Institute

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National Platform

Zambia National Platform

National policies and plans


The Seventh National Development Plan (also known as 7NDP) was born out of Zambia's aspiration to be a prosperous middle-income country by 2030. To achieve this aspiration, it is imperative that the country articulates the processes, interventions and

Zambia - government

This manual summarises the roles, responsibilities and procedures relating to the management of disasters in general in Zambia. It considers the fact that disasters take place in a local environment and that primary responders are the disaster victims

Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit

The 2015 disaster management policy is based on a review of the 2005 policy, necessitated by the National Disaster Management Act No. 13 of 2010, the paradigm shift from disaster management to disaster risk reduction, climate change and decentralization

Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit

Risk and governance profile(s)

This Zambian country risk profile provides a comprehensive view of hazard, risk and uncertainties for floods and droughts in a changing climate, with projections for the period 2050-2100.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa Centro Internazionale in Monitoraggio Ambientale
The preparation of this National Progress Report has been undertaken within the framework of the biennial 2009-11 HFA Monitoring and Progress Review process, facilitated by UNISDR and ISDR System partners.
Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit