The North-Western Province has, for the last decade, ranked highest on the list of regions with the most tree cover in Zambia. In recent years, however, this sprawling woodland has also lost a significant amount of this coverage to deforestation. FQM...
After a decade of stagnation, Zambia’s mining sector is witnessing revived growth that is spurring renewed interest from local and international investors and creating new business opportunities for Zambians.
First Quantum Minerals has called for enhanced sustainable agricultural production to end hunger, achieve food security and improve nutrition and income for local farmers in North-Western Province.
In its drive to complement Government’s efforts in promoting sustainable livelihoods, First Quantum Minerals has enhanced its livelihoods development programmes through the introduction of secondary economic activities in its host communities in North-Western Province.
To ensure local communities receive the maximum benefit from the mine’s presence, First Quantum Minerals has partnered with the government, traditional leaders, and various organisations to help improve the quality of education and expand career prospects for local youth.