Climate change impacts Zambia

CHALI MULENGA, Livingstone
GOVERNMENT says climate change has emerged as one of the most pressing issues in Zambia affecting socio-economic development.
Ministry of Lands, Natural Resources and Environmental Protection permanent secretary Inutu Suba said the country is already experiencing climate-induced hazards, which include drought and dry spells, seasonal and flash floods and extreme temperatures.
She was speaking at the Least Developed Countries expert group regional training workshop on national adaptation plans (NAPS) for eastern and southern African least developed countries at Protea Hotel in Livingstone yesterday.
UNDP Global Environmental Facility representative Rohini Kohli said countries will need to use the best available information, knowledge and technical tools appropriate to their specific vulnerability.

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