For Immediate Release

Office of Press Relations


Today, Administrator Samantha Power met with Zambia Minister of Foreign Affairs Stanley Kakubo. During the meeting, Administrator Power reiterated the United States’ support to Zambia and highlighted the country’s potential to serve as a regional model of good governance, founded on inclusive democratic principles and accountability.

Administrator Power expressed the U.S. government’s concern about increasing challenges to global food security, resulting from Russia’s war on Ukraine, COVID-19, recurrent weather shocks, and climate change. The group discussed USAID’s partnership with Zambia to meet the needs and aspirations of its people and help alleviate food insecurity in Africa by increasing agricultural production and exports.

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