Commitment title:

We envision a Zambia, that has attained its Vision 2030 of a prosperous middle-income country where the population enjoys all the facets of a middle-income country by 2030.

Commitment description:

• We commit to promote people centered development in all sectors by integrating population dynamics into development planning at the national and sub-national levels
• We commit to invest in inclusive governance mechanisms as well as sustainable International Cooperation and Partnerships. This will be achieved by institutionalizing the participation of various population groups such as women, people with disability, and young people in governance processes.
• We commit to enhance rural industrialization and development by advancing implementation as enshrined in the country’s Vision 2030.
• We commit to promote generation and use of data to achieve sustainable development. This will be achieved by implementation of the 2018 National Statistical Act. We commit to make climate change a core part of economic development. This will be achieved by strengthening Zambia's institutional framework for climate resilience and improve the adaptive capacity of vulnerable communities.
• In order to provide financing for the outlined commitments, we commit to create fiscal space. This will be done by broadening the tax base, exploring alternative financing mechanisms, and implementation of the debt sustainability strategy.

Mode of engagement:
  • Policy and guidance
    Zambia National Population Policy
Commitment to be actioned in: Zambia
Submitted from: Zambia
Submitted by
Thematic area
Draw on demographic diversity to drive economic growth and achieve sustainable development
Commitment category

(8) Investing in the education, employment opportunities, health, including family planning and sexual and reproductive health services, of adolescents and youth, especially girls, so as to fully harness the promises of the demographic dividend.