Introduction

The School is actively involved in research and consultancy work. The school owns quite a number of equipment and infrastructure to conduct its research including a well furnished Tissue Culture Laboratory and a greenhouse to conduct plant science experiments, a gas analyser plus many more.

Consultancy

NO PROJECT TITLE THEMATIC AREA(S) PROJECT DESCRIPTION SPONSOR/ CONSULTANT CONTRACT VALUE
1 Develop a fair Compensation Claim Determination of Compensation Claim from Macrolink Based on the Proposed Mining Activity Ndola Pine Plantations Limited K 52, 000
2 A Study on the Drivers of Deforestation and Forest Degradation A Study on the Drivers of Deforestation and Forest Degradation FAO $52, 022
3 Forest Inventory Conduct a Forestry Inventory and Management Plan ZAFFICO K226, 860
4 Assessing Institutional Governance Partnerships for Climate Compatible Development in Sub-Saharan Africa Climate Development Knowledge Network (CDKN)/DFID £26,850
5 Domestication and Commercialization of Wild Tubers and Bulbs Wild Tubers and Bulbs Domestication Interim Environmental Fund (IEF) K4, 780,975.44

Training and Capacity Development Areas

  • Natural Resource and environmental management
  • Environmental impact assessment
  • Management strategies to mitigate drought: Monitoring, risk analysis & contingency planning
  • Drought and disaster management
  • Agricultural research management
  • Forestry and Agro-forestry management
  • Strategic irrigation management
  • Fisheries and aquatic life management
  • Sustainable Agriculture management
  • Environmental Economics for development
 

Consultancy and externally  funded research projects

  1. Vinya, R. Kasumu, E.C., Syampungani, S. Monde, C. and Kasubika, R. Preliminary Study on the Drivers of Deforestation and Potential for REDD+ in Zambia. Study Funded by FAO
  2. Phillimon Ngandwe, Felix Njovu, Exildah Chisha-Kasumu, Jane K Ndhlovu ; Determination of Compensation Claim. Funded by Ndola Pine Plantation Limited.
  3. Phillimon Ngandwe, Felix Njovu, Exildah Chisha-Kasumu, Jane K Ndhlovu ; Determination of Compensation Claim. Funded by the Zambia Forest and Forestry Industries Cooperation (ZAFFICO)..
  4. Syampungani S. Assessing Institutional & Governance Partnerships for Climate-Compatible Development in Sub-Saharan Africa (Client: Climate Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) Fund-DFID, UK: Joint Research between universities; University of Leeds, University of Lubumbashi, Eduardo Mondlane University, Copperbelt University).