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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Zambia Launches Four New One-Stop Centers Providing Essential Services for Gender-Based Violence Survivors

Lusaka – Zambia’s Minister of Health and U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires, a.i David Young launched four new Gender-Based Violence (GBV) One-Stop Centers in four districts – Kitwe, Mufulira, Sesheke and Solwezi — yesterday in a virtual event hosted at the Ministry of Health. These One-Stop Centers provide survivors of GBV with care such as psychosocial ...
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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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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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U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires David Young During the Virtual Graduation Ceremony for the USAID STOP GBV Activity’s Coaching Boys into Men Program

U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires David Young Virtual Graduation Ceremony for the USAID STOP GBV Activity’s Coaching Boys into Men Program October 5, 2020 (as prepared for delivery) Honorable Emmanuel Mulenga, Minister of Youth, Sport, and Child Development, Joseph Kapambwe, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Youth, Sport, and Child Development Coaching Boys Into Men Coaches and Graduates ...
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Remarks by U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires David Young During the Virtual Handover of Diagnostic Equipment for Viral Outbreak Detection

Remarks by U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires David Young Virtual Handover of Diagnostic Equipment for Viral Outbreak Detection Ministry of Health, Lusaka, Zambia October 2, 2020  (as prepared for delivery) Hon. Minister of Health, Dr. Chitalu Chilufya Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health Ladies and Gentlemen All other protocols observed. Good morning.  The U.S. government welcomes another opportunity to ...
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Dissemination of the SARS-CoV-2 Prevalence Study Preliminary Results

Remarks by U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires David Young Dissemination of the SARS-CoV-2 Prevalence Study Preliminary Results Ministry of Health, Ndeke House, Lusaka, Zambia September 8, 2020 (as prepared for delivery) Honorable Minister of Health, Dr. Chitalu Chilufya Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Technical Services, Dr. Kennedy Malama Professor Victor Mukonka, Director of the Zambia National ...
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United States Donates Critical Medical Equipment to Help Zambia Fight COVID-19

LUSAKA – Yesterday, the U.S. government donated lifesaving medical supplies to the Lusaka Provincial Health Office as an expression of ongoing support toward the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in Zambia. The handover event featured the most recent contribution from the American people, through the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. ...
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Remarks by U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires David Young during the Handover of COVID Medical Supplies

U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires David Young Handover of COVID Medical Supplies Lusaka Provincial Health Office, Lusaka, Zambia September 3, 2020 (as prepared for delivery) Honorable Minister of Health, Dr. Chitalu Chilufya Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Technical Services, Dr. Kennedy Malama Provincial Health Director, Lusaka, Dr. Consity Mwale Ladies and gentlemen All other protocols observed. ...
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