Mr. Masuwa has completed his five hives and is ready to capture some bees and make some honey. From left to right: Mr. Kabuoye (check out his sweet hat), Mr. Masuwa, Chola (Mr. Kabuoye’s son) and Mr. Golden Chibiya (the cooperative secretary).
The Village Life - Part 1 October 4th 2006 With many field visits and days in the office under my belt, it was time to crank it up a notch and spend some quality time in a village. Village stays are a valuable way to build trust with farmers, gain insight to the challenges faced by the farmers, collect valuable information for the evaluation of the project to date, and have a great cultural experience. I am, after all, working in rural dev ... 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