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Urban Growth Diagnostic – Lusaka, Zambia

As the capital of Zambia, Lusaka is the country’s key political and economic centre.  With a population approaching two million, Lusaka is also Zambia’s largest city. Lusaka hosts a diverse range of commercial activities, and these businesses are well-connected to Zambia’s other cities through a developing road network.

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Urban Growth Diagnostic – Livingstone, Zambia

Livingstone is the tourism capital of Zambia. The economy is relatively undiversified and the city needs improvements in urban infrastructure, services, sector skills and diversification to ensure growth and attractiveness to visitors. 

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Urban Growth Diagnostic – Kitwe, Zambia

Kitwe is one of the fastest growing cities in Zambia, driven by the opening of Zambia’s largest, most productive mines. A wide variety of construction, trade and services businesses have clustered around the mines, and the town’s businesses have had significant success in ensuring value created by mine supply chains stays in the region.

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Urban Growth Diagnostics – Kasama, Zambia

Kasama, capital of Northern Province, is the economic hub for Northern and Muchinga provinces. The town has a cluster of agro-processing and retail businesses and is  experiencing diversification, but lack of skills and infrastructure hampers growth. 

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Urban Growth Diagnostics – Chipata, Zambia

Chipata is the 5th largest, and one of the fastest growing cities in Zambia with a current population of 455,783. Its economy is based around agricultural trade and value addition,  being strategically located adjacent to the Malawian border and a node on the Lusaka-Chipata agricultural corridor.

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Disability inclusion briefing

This Briefing Note offers advice on basic approaches to Disability inclusion via infrastructure and urban interventions. This guidance includes: The basic requirements of Disability Inclusion and Universal Design. The opportunity and scale-up that infrastructure and urban development offers for delivering better development outcomes for people with disabilities. Advice on how to spot opportunities and entry […]

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Balancing digital risk and opportunity in development

Developing countries cannot view the digital transition as a luxury, but as a necessity if cities and countries wish to be a part of the new global economy.  Regardless of country or income level, governments are grappling with how to embrace technology shifts to achieve better outcomes for citizens. However in emerging economies, governments will […]

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Frontier Technology solutions for improved manufacturing

Using industry research along with professional experiences, ICED designed this toolkit to explore the application, benefits, use cases and foundational dependencies for the eight frontier technologies by sector. This tool looks at improving manufacturing.

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Frontier Technology solutions for improved urban and infrastructure governance

Using industry research along with professional experiences, ICED designed this toolkit to explore the application, benefits, use cases and foundational dependencies for the eight frontier technologies by sector. This tool looks at improving urban and infrastructure governance.

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Frontier Technology solutions for improved infrastructure services

Using industry research along with professional experiences, ICED designed this toolkit to explore the application, benefits, use cases and foundational dependencies for the eight frontier technologies by sector. This tool looks at the infrastructure sector.

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