Remarks by USAID Mission Director Sheryl Stumbras at the Emerging Farmers Partnership Launch and MOU Signing

Remarks by USAID Mission Director Sheryl Stumbras Emerging Farmers Partnership Launch and MOU Signing Pannar Seed Center, Lusaka December 17, 2020 (as prepared for delivery)   HONORIFICS Minister of Agriculture Honorable Michael Katambo, Global Communities COP Nobel Moyo, Corteva Country Director Samson Nyendwa, Afgri Representative Rayno Van Niekerk, Ladies and Gentlemen, All protocols observed. It …

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Remarks by U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires a.i. David Young at the Let’s Read Materials Handover

Remarks by U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires a.i. David Young Let’s Read Materials Handover Mulungushi Center, Lusaka December 15, 2020 (as prepared for delivery)  Honorable Minister of General Education Dr. Dennis Wanchinga, Permanent Secretary for Technical Services Dr. Jobbicks Kalumba, Permanent Secretary for Administration Dr. Jabbin Mulwanda, Ladies and Gentlemen, All protocols observed. I am delighted …

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USAID, Corteva, Global Communities, John Deere Collaboration Leverages K777 Million Investment to Catalyze Agriculture in Zambia

LUSAKA, ZAMBIA – Ten thousand emerging farmers across Zambia will receive support to increase their productivity, incomes, and sustainable farming practices under a new project spearheaded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Corteva Agriscience, Global Communities, and John Deere. The objective of the Zambia Emerging Farmers Partnership is to transform Zambia’s largely …

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United States Hands Over Educational Materials to the Ministry of General Education

LUSAKA – On December 15, the U.S. government handed over 5,000 tablet computers and more than 2 million readers, teachers’ guides, and other teaching and learning materials to the Ministry of General Education (MoGE).  These tablets and materials will benefit approximately 20,000 teachers and 1.4 million learners in Early Childhood Education (ECE) through Grade 3 …

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United States Enables Zambia’s Leadership Role in SADC Regional Seed Export Policy

LUSAKA – Today, U.S. government, through its Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Southern African Development Community (SADC), in close partnership with the Government of the Republic of Zambia, commissioned a pilot seed export from Zambia to Mozambique produced by emerging seed company, Lake Agriculture. The USAID-funded Feed the Future Southern Africa Seed Trade …

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United States Pledges Nearly $2 Billion in Assistance to Zambia

LUSAKA – Today, Dr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia, and U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires (CDA) David Young commemorated the U.S. government’s commitment to implement a five-year, K39 billion ($1.9 billion) development strategy for Zambia.  The long-term strategy will improve health, education, economic development, and democratic governance for Zambia’s people.  The announcement …

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World Teachers Day: Teachers Leading in Crisis, Reimaging the Future

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Let’s Read Project joins the rest of the world in commemorating World Teacher’s Day on  October 5, 2020.  This day aims to bring focus to appreciating the role of teachers worldwide, as well as provide an opportunity to consider issues related to teaching and learning. The United Nations …

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United States Commemorates International Literacy Day Highlighting Partnership in Zambia’s COVID-19 Response

LUSAKA – Since 1967, International Literacy Day (ILD) celebrations have taken place annually around the world to remind the public of the importance of literacy as a matter of dignity and human rights.  To commemorate ILD 2020, Komboni Radio interviewed Chargé d’Affaires David Young from the U.S. Embassy.  Chargé Young used the interview to highlight …

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