- Southern Africa: Armyworm Infestation - Jan 2017
- Zambia: Cholera Outbreak - Feb 2016
- Southern Africa: Food Insecurity - 2015-2017
- Southern Africa: Floods - Jan 2015
- Zambia: Floods - Jan 2013
- Southern Africa: Floods - Jan 2011
- Southern Africa: Floods - Mar 2010
- Influenza A (H1N1) Pandemic - Apr 2009
- Southern Africa: Floods - Dec 2008
- Southern Africa: Floods - Dec 2007
President Levy Mwanawasa has said the Zambian agricultural sector is under threat from the current floods this year and has appealed to India for assistance to help his Government address the various effects of the disasters.
And Dr Mwanawasa has been invited to India for the India-Africa Forum Summit to be held in April this year.
Dr Mwanawasa said here today that Government viewed the agricultural sector as the engine of the national economy and the solution to food insecurity but the sector was this year under threat from the incessant rainfall which had ravaged most parts of the …
For many poor people in Southern Africa, a situation of chronic livelihoods insecurity has been unfolding. Many households run a continual risk of being unable to meet their livelihood needs. NGOs across the region have been exploring ways they can ensure poor people achieve better livelihood security.
Joint Project of Concern Worldwide (CW), Oxfam International (OI) and the Southern Africa Regional Poverty Network (SARPN)
Activity Concept - March 2006
The role of SADC
The Look, Listen & Learn Pilot Project
Zambia and the entire southern sub-region experienced drought during the 2004/05 agricultural season. Two thirds of Zambia, mainly the south western parts, was badly affected by erratic rainfall. By mid February and March 2005, most of these areas received little and/or no rainfall at a time when most crops were at critical stage of development. This rainfall situation caused irreversible agronomic damage to most crops.
Workshop report - Save the Children (UK) / SARPN
Introductory comments by the organisers
Greg Ramm, SC-UK regional coordinator
Sociology of Work Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg