Armyworms: A Threat To National Food Security

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Currently, Southern Africa has been invaded by armyworms which are mainly attacking crops such as maize before they are fully grown. But what are armyworms? Armyworms are the destructive caterpillar or larvae stage of the moth Spodoptera and can grow up to three centimeters. The young caterpillars though, are small and green and difficult to see on their green host plants. According to CCN Zimbabwe is the most affected among the Southern African States with armyworms present in s...


AFTER THE RAIN STOPS

Publicado no picture Fredrick -Connect- Zambia

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What happens in the slums of Lusaka just after the rain stops? Well, you are about to find out just the answer to that question. In the last 2 years Zambia has experienced very poor rain fall patterns which resulted into food shortages and insufficient power supply as the country highly depends on its hydro electric power plants to generate electricity for both industrial and domestic use. This year (2017) however, the country has had very heavy rain fall which has resulted i...


Alcohol Abuse In Zambia

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In my opinion, when taken moderately alcohol can contribute to one’s liveliness, calmness and excitement and can sometimes have health benefits to the human body, for example it reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease, lowers the chances of type 2 diabetes and according to the School of Public Health at Harvard University it can prevent heart attacks and stroke. Alcohol abuse can be defined as a pattern of drinking which results in harm to one’s health, interpersonal relat...


FIGHT AIR POLLUTION AND SAVE THE CHILDREN

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From sunrise to sunset I seek for a solution to air pollution Like a virus it has left many innocent children in my community sick and helpless As their health is affected they lay in hospital beds absent from academic classes Their inability to access education shatters their dreams to success And the pain the children feel leaves them sad and hopeless Whenever I see this bad impact of air pollution all I feel in my heart is darkness


My digital mapping experience

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Having grown up in the slums of Kitwe and Lusaka here in Zambia, I have been exposed to many forms of air pollution such as smoke from the burning of waste at home and dumping sites, as well as toxic emissions from industries. Evidently, all these are as a result of human selfishness, greed and ignorance towards the wellbeing of others, and the environment. Being a Climate Digital Mapper has been a rare privilege and wonderful opportunity for me to give voice to the voiceless y...


Pollution in Zambia

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Human activities that lead to pollution are a danger to the environment because they contaminate the environment with materials that interfere with human health, the quality of life or the natural functioning of the living organisms and their surroundings. The types of pollution common in Africa, specifically my country Zambia, include: water pollution, air pollution, noise pollution and solid waste. Water pollution in Zambia is brought about by many activities such as industri...


Sanitation and Humanity

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Water and sanitation are simply the care of water systems, be it water systems in homes or river systems. Zambia is a country rich in terms of water systems, but unfortunately Zambia has had cases of poor water sanitation. This article will also discuss the causes, effects and solutions of poor water sanitation. Poor water sanitation is brought about mainly by illiteracy and rural-urban migration. In Zambia, there are high levels of illiteracy. Most people tend to throw waste...


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    Agents of Change Foundation Zambia, Zambia