The Old Switcheroo - Ed Moves to Lusaka April 4th 2007 Do you remember that time when I mentioned that I lived in a city called Kitwe and worked for an organization called ZATAC? Yeah, so that’s not so accurate any more. It’s a fairly long and boring story, but basically the situation was that the EWB-ZATAC partnership on this project was such that EWB (i.e. me) wasn’t in a position to be able to add much value to the project. First, the pro ... read more
Africa » Zambia » Lusaka The territory of Northern Rhodesia was administered by the South Africa Company from 1891 until it was taken over by the UK in 1923. During the 1920s and 1930s, advances in mining spurred development and immigration. The name was changed to Zambia up... ... read more
Muli shaani? (“How are you?” in Bemba.)
Welcome to Zambia! Or, at least, welcome to a place where you can learn about development in Zambia, get to know Zambia a little and keep up with what I’m doing and my work in Zambia with Engineers Without Borders (EWB).
In an attempt to keep things somewhat organized, let me introduce the broad themes of my postings here:
The Wonderful World of Development
First off, I suppose I should give a quick definition of what development is. Here’s one:
"Creating an enabling environment for people to enjoy long, healthy and creative l... full info