Kalulushi District

Kalulushi District

Kalulushi District is centrally located between Kitwe, Chingola, Mufulira, and Lufwanyama Districts in the Copperbelt Province. Kalulushi is 15 kilometers from the City of Kitwe. The District has one (1) Constituency and 22 Wards. The District is the most politically stable and well-coordinated place in terms of governance throughout the country.

Kalulushi‟s major economic activities are mining, forestry, agriculture and wood processing. The District‟s economy is one of the strongest in the Copperbelt Province due to huge mining investments and being the highest contributor in terms of Gross Domestic Products (GDP) and employment. Other small and medium economic activities include small scale mining activities such as silica, retail and informal businesses retail and informal businesses retail and informal businesses.

Facts and Figures
Population – 199,907
Climate – Kalulushi is situated at 12.83° South latitude, 28.08° East longitude and 1270 meters elevation above the sea level
Median Age – 35
Median Family Income – K 2, 500
Area of the District – 725 square kilometers
Median home value – K193, 045, 400
Religion – Christianity

Agriculture

Kalulushi District has fertile land to support any type of crop. The district is leading in urban agriculture in the Copperbelt Province. It feeds neighboring towns in the Copperbelt Province with fresh vegetables and cereals.
Kalulushi District offers your company opportunities to trade in;

  • Food processing for domestic and international markets; staple foods and   significant potential for growth include beans, cassava, maize and potatoes.
  • Value addition – washing and roasting opportunities as premium harvest  grows.
  • Mechanization opportunities – Irrigation and sale of agricultural equipment     for large scale farming.
  • Distribution and cold chain – Need for improved     infrastructure for export products.

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