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Zambia

Community consultation in Kanyama, Zambia. © UN-Habitat

  • Total value of UN-Habitat investments (2008-2013): US$ 100,000
  • Total number of UN-Habitat projects (2008-2013): 1 project
  • Main donors: Booyoung
  • Implementing partners: WFP, UNICEF, ILO, UNCTAD
General information

Capital: Lusaka

Major cities: Lusaka, Kitwe, Ndola, Kabwe, Chingola, Mufulira, Luanshya, Livingstone, Kasama, Chipata.

  • Population: 14.08 Million 
  • GDP: US$ 20.68 Billion 
  • GDP growth: 7.3%% 
  • Urban population (annual %): 4.0% 
  • Population growth rate (average annual %): 3.2% 
  • Urban population growth rate (average annual %): 4.3% 
  • Rural population growth rate (average annual %): 2.5% 

Source: World Bank 2012

UN-Habitat projects in Zambia

Strengthening Urban Planning Capacity in Lusaka, Zambia    

The aim of this proposal is to assist the Government of the Republic of Zambia (GRZ) and the Lusaka City Council (LCC) in building adequate institutional capacity at both central and local levels regarding urban planning, especially concerning city extensions. This includes the support to the development of a robust urban policy and regulatory framework for Zambia and the Lusaka city in particular.

  • Duration: January 2013 – December 2013    
  • Value: US$ 100,000    
  • Donor: Booyoung   
  • Implementing partners: WFP, UNICEF, ILO, UNCTAD    
  • Location: Lusaka
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