Government has received US $14.6 million from the Climate Investment Fund as additional financing for the Zambia Strengthening Climate Resilience – Pilot Programme for Climate Resilience (PPCR PHASE II) Project. In a statement, Ministry of National Development Planning spokesperson Chibaula Silwamba stated that the extra resources are aimed at scaling-up the existing successful PPCR sub-grant–funded project activities in the Barotse sub-basin. “At the moment there are over 800 community projects being implemented in 13 districts in Western Province and in Kazungula District, Southern Province, being financed by the Pilot Programme for Climate Resilience, a project under the Ministry of National Development Planning,” Silwamba stated. “The additional funds will allow for a 36-month extension of Zambia’s Strategic Programme for Climate Resilience…...

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