Joel Sam
Joel Sam

Joel Sam is a researcher and author on the topics of sustainable finance, African trade, and the energy transition

Lesson from Zambia: power, default, and water distress

The global pandemic can only partly explain Zambia’s recent economic misfortune. Energy insecurity in Zambia has constrained cyclical upswings, dampened industrialisation, and exposed the economy disproportionately to the impact of climate events.

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