Brief Profile of North Western Province
North Western Province has a population of 727,044 out of which 368,903 are women while 358,141 are male. The population density is approximately 5.8% while the population growth rate stands at 2.2%. Solwezi which is the Provincial headquarters is a fast growing town with mining activities expanding rapidly in the town. North Western is the sixth poorest province after Luapula, Western, Eastern, Northern, and Southern provinces respectively with a population living in poverty at 67%. Solwezi is a fast growing town with mining activities contributing to the nation’s wealth. Pineapple growing is one other economic activity of the Province.
The Province has a lot of potential for tourism development and mining.
Area of Coverage
CSPR in Northwestern Province is operating in two districts of Solwezi and Mufumbwe.
- Policy makers at National and Provincial level
- Community Members (Marginalised, people who are living under the poverty datum line)
- Local Authorities
- Network members
Main Activities in Province
Research Policy Analysisof pro poor issues emerging in the province. This is done in consultation with target audiences and research results leads to advocacy with various stakeholders for policy change. The Research results are also shared with various stakeholders at different platforms and levels.
Kyapalushi Kapatamoyo- PROVINCIAL COORDINATOR
CIVIL SOCIETY FOR POVERTY REDUCTION (CSPR)
PO BOX 110145
MOBILE: +260 975222000