EU-Zambia Partnership

Relevant Bilateral cooperation

  • Significant support to promoting green and sustainable growth
  • Financial and technical assistance to private sector development
  • Support to the business environment ( regulation, skills development, PP dialogue)
  • Support to the Energy sector: policy, regulation, investments

Partnership on Sustainable Raw material value chains

MoU signed in October 2023 to:

  • develop closer economic and industrial integration
  • Sustainable trade and investments
  • Promote circular economy
  • Alignment on ESG
  • Skill development
  • Research and innovation

The Global Gateway in Zambia

The transport network

North South Corridor (strategic corridor 10)

Durban to Lubumbashi – 2 700 – 3 000 Km
South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Democratic Republic of Congo

Global Gateway

The Lobito Corridor

links the ports on the south-eastern seaboard of Africa with the port of Lobito on the western seaboard of Africa by road and rail.

A MoU was signed in September 2023 with Zambia by the EU and the USAID and foresees the development of 800 km of railways on the Zambia side.

Electricity

The electricity interconnection

  • Regional power interconnection Zambia- Tanzania – Kenia
  • Regional power interconnection Solwezi – Kolwezi
  • Kariba Dam rehabilitation