We are currently growing approximately 180,000 coffee seedlings to be transplanted in the farmer’s farms in Chibote. This is by far our biggest project at the moment, as it required installing a pretty complex (and expensive) irrigation system.
ZATAC Attack! - Introduction September 11th 2006 Working with Engineers Without Borders, one might expect me to be designing solar ovens or installing wells or developing new technology for Zambia’s development. But that’s not how we roll.
We focus on building the capacity of local organizations. This essentially means that we help organizations who are already on the ground do their jobs better. In my case, EWB has partnered with the Zam ... read more
Africa » Zambia » Kitwe 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