Republic of Zambia

Africa  African States  Least Developed Countries 


No. of projects


Total GCF financing


No. of Readiness activities


Readiness support approved


Readiness support disbursed




Multiple countries

Infrastructure Climate Resilient Fund (ICRF)


Multiple countries

Participation in Energy Access Relief Facility ("EARF")


Multiple countries

Climate Investor One



Zambia Renewable Energy Financing Framework



Strengthening climate resilience of agricultural livelihoods in Agro-Ecological Regions I and II in Zambia

National Designated Authority

GCF Team

Eduardo Freitas
Regional Manager
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Stephen Seres
Regional Officer
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Junghwan Yoo
Regional Analyst
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News + Stories

Freeing Zambian women from a climate-charged poverty spiral

29 Apr 2021 / How GCF is putting gender equality at the heart of climate action

GCF and AfDB partner to increase renewable power in Zambia

21 Nov 2019 / The Green Climate Fund (GCF) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) are working together to support a USD 154.0 million renewable energy financing framework in Zambia. Historically, Zambia has relied on hydropower generation for 90% of its energy needs. Since 2015, Zambia has faced challenges in meeting the country’s electricity demand – a challenge that is exacerbated by climate-induced droughts that limit hydroelectric generation.

Zambia shows leadership potential in milestone visit to GCF HQ

10 Feb 2017 / Zambia highlighted the major steps it is taking to deal with climate change as part of the largest official delegation to visit GCF’s headquarters.

Green Climate Fund approves first 8 investments

06 Nov 2015 / Board gears up to larger scale projects in the near future

Zambia Finance Minister signs grant agreement during Livingstone Board meeting

03 Nov 2015 / The Zambian host government has signed a grant agreement with GCF to accelerate its preparations for climate financing.

Zambia Board meeting opens with funding proposals on the table

02 Nov 2015 / The eleventh meeting of the Green Climate Fund Board has opened in Livingstone, Zambia.