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BULAMACHACHA SAVINGS GROUP SUCCESS STORY

Children born and growing up in mining communities in Sinazongwe District are significantly impacted by mining activities, particularly in terms of health hazards. They are more vulnerable to the adverse effects of mining, including exposure to chemical waste and air pollution, which can have long-term health consequences. Furthermore, unfair displacement from communities and inadequate compensation […]

CEJ LAUNCHES EPD STRATEGY AND IMPLEMENTATION FRAMEWORK

CEJ is thrilled to announce the launch of our Environmental Protection and Development (EPD) Strategy and Implementation Framework, a significant step forward following the successful 2023 EPD and Traditional leaders Caucus (TLC) sessions. Stakeholder engagement is the heart of our strategy, ensuring sustained collaboration throughout EPD and TLC implementation. We’re calling for expressions of interest from […]

LAUNCH OF THE NATIONAL ADAPTATION PLAN

The journey that began in 2017, has finally come to an end. On 14th of November 2023, Zambia launched its plan on how it will adapt to climate change. This is a historical day as Zambia becomes the 17th country in Africa to have the NAP. The two year National Adaptation Plan main goals are; 1) […]

CHALLENGES HIT SAVINGS GROUPS IN SINAZONGWE

The Sikalonso Savings Group in the Mweemba Chiefdom area has achieved a significant milestone by becoming the second group, following Kanyama, to successfully complete their investment loan agreement within the designated 6-month timeframe. Notably, the other two groups in the Sinazongwe Chiefdom, Mweenzuma A and B, are also on track to meet their respective deadlines. However, […]

GIRLS TRAINING ON CLIMATE CHANGE IN COLABORATION WITH GIRLS PRIDE ZAMBIA

On August 12th, 2023, a significant event unfolded for the international youth day at Chipata Level One Hospital. The Girls Training on Climate Change, a collaborative effort between the Centre for Environment Justice (CEJ) and Girls Pride, brought together a diverse group of participants with a shared mission, to raise awareness about climate change and […]

CEJ SINAZONGWE OFFICE: COMMUNITY SAVINGS GROUPS | KANYAMA SAVINGS GROUP SUCCESS STORY

Background Information In the period of January and February 2023, Center for Environment Justice (CEJ) with support from Bread for the World (BFtW) carried out a community engagement activity in Sinazongwe District led by Executive Director Ms. Maggie Mapalo Mwape to introduce the Resilient Initiative and Sustainable Environment project (RISE) and the concept of Community […]

VOICES OF KABWE- UNRAVELLING THE LEAD POISONING CRISIS AND IGNITING CHANGE

In the heart of Kabwe District, Zambia, a haunting legacy of lead poisoning continues to grip the community, leaving its mark on the lives of its residents, especially the innocent children. The tale unfolds from a dark history, where reckless mining activities ran amok, leaving in their wake a perilous cloud of lead pollution that […]

CLIMATE CHANGE SYMPOSIUM: YOUTH ENGAGEMENTS

The climate change symposium was held on the 28th July, 2023. It was hosted at the University of Zambia – UNZA in the MJ Kelly lecturer theater. The climate change symposium was organized by the CEJ Youth Programs Manager, Ms. Dalitso Mvula in partnership with the Environmental Education and Management Student Association – EEMSA. The […]

CEJ PARTNERS WITH UN DEMOCRACY FUND

The Centre for Environment Justice (CEJ) is thrilled to announce official commencing of the project “Strengthening Civil Society Voices for Climate Advocacy in Zambia” funded by United Nations Democracy Fund. This transformative initiative aims to empower civil society organizations in Zambia to play a pivotal role in advocating for climate action and environmental sustainability. The […]