Chiteme Asks World Bank to Approve Climate Change Projects in 3 Provinces

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Minister of National Development Planning Alexander Chiteme has called on the World Bank to approve the implementation of the Transforming Landscapes for Resilient Development (TRALARD) to be implemented in Luapula, Muchinga and Northern Provinces of Zambia. Chiteme made the call for approval and expansion of climate change and environmental projects in Zambia when he met World Bank Senior Director for Environment and Natural Resources Global Practice Karin Erika Kemper, Director Environment Global Practice Mr. Benoit Bosquet, Country Coordinator for southern African region Emmanuel Noubissié and Practice Manager Environment and Natural resource management Africa Olojoba on Thursday at the ongoing IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings in Washington DC, United States. The development objective of TRALARD Project is to increase the ecosystem resilience and land productivity within vulnerable landscapes in the Northern Region of Zambia and, in the event of an eligible crisis or emergency, to provide immediate and effective response to the eligible crisis or emergency.

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