Overview

Environment Africa Zambia (EA) is an environmental non-governmental organisation registered under the Societies Act in 2007 and the new NGO Act of 2009. The organisation’s geographical focal areas are Lusaka, Central province (Chisamba, Chibombo and Kabwe districts), Copperbelt (Mufulira district), North Western province (Solwezi district)  and Southern province (Livingstone, Zimba and Kazungula districts).

Environment Africa works with all sectors of society and has been working in Zambia since 2004 focusing on sustainable livelihoods, biodiversity management, climate change and environmental governance.  Its main target beneficiaries are vulnerable poor and powerless community members in rural and urban areas.  These mainly include women, children, the youths, people affected with disability and HIV/AIDS.  EA also works with Traditional Leaders because they are key to enhancing community participation in environmental management and development processes.

Current projects and initiatives include conservation farming, beekeeping, climate change education and awareness, Lead remediation in highly polluted houses in Kabwe, capacity building of Area Development Committees in environmental law and policy formulation processes, Environmental Education in schools, conflict resolution in natural resources management, waste management, environmental rights protection and community participation in local governance and natural resources management.