Green Cities

‘Green Cities´ is a platform that encourages the greening of public spaces by providing innovative ideas, information based on scientific research, and technical expertise. Its activities address certain themes: health, climate, the economy, biodiversity and social cohesion. Health Climate Economy Biodiversity Social Cohesion.

For Zambia the Green Cities will be at

1) Mumbwa
2) Mfuwe
3) Chongwe
4) The Leopards Hill Road.

Example in Europe

Rwanda vision
Nigeria current


  • African cities are forecast to be home to an extra 950 million people by 2050, according to the OECD.
  • Sustainable energy thinktank REN21’s Renewables in Cities: 2021 Global Status Report highlights actions being taken towards green energy transition in six cities on the continent.
  • Transport is often a key driver of total final energy demand, prompting some municipalities to introduce greener schemes.


With more than half of the world’s population living in cities, urban areas will play an important role in accelerating the global uptake of renewables – particularly in Africa.

The continent is home to the fastest-growing urban population in the world, with African cities expected to be home to an extra 950 million people by 2050, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

REN21’s Renewables in Cities: 2021 Global Status Report observes that rapidly growing cities in sub-Saharan Africa are increasingly recognizing how renewables can help fight energy poverty and tackle climate change.

Here is what six African cities are doing to transition to renewables, as outlined in the report.