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A cash transfer program is reducing poverty by helping thousands of people care for their families, especially women.

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Women’s Empowerment

Productive grants, life and business skills training are changing the lives of some of Zambia’s poorest women.

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ENVIRONMENT

Through a $65 million environmental improvement project, thousands of children are being tested—and treated—for lead exposure.

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Growth Recovers

Better copper prices and wet weather mean growth is picking up, but Zambia could invest in agriculture and needs to pay off debt.

Mar 31, 2021

The Future of Work in Africa

Economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is estimated to have contracted by 2.0% in 2020, closer to the lower bound of the forecast in April 2020.

CPIA Africa

Africa’s poorest countries saw little to no progress on average in improving the quality of their policy and institutional frameworks in 2018.

IDA in Africa

With IDA’s help, hundreds of millions of people have escaped poverty—through the creation of jobs, access to clean water, schools, roads, nutrition, electricity, and more.

World Bank Africa Multimedia

Watch, listen and click through the latest videos, podcasts and slideshows highlighting the World Bank’s work in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Doing Business in Zambia

The Doing Business report provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement. See where your country ranks.

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Country Office Contacts

Main Office Contact
Pyramid Plaza
Church Road, PO Box 35410
Lusaka, Zambia 10101
+260-211-373200
+260-211-252811
For general information and inquiries
Carlyn Hambuba
External Affairs Officer
+260 211 373 218
chambuba@worldbank.org
For project-related issues and complaints
zambiaalert@worldbank.org