Kabitaka, Zambia, Africa
 
 
Year2012latitude: -12° 10'
longitude: 26° 27'
Period2012-2017
Initiator(s)First Quantum Minerals (FQM), Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA), Kabitaka Hills Housing Development Corporation (KHHDC)
Planning organizationKabitaka Hills Housing Development Corporation (KHHDC)
Nationality initiator(s)Zambian
Designer(s) / Architect(s)
Design organization
Inhabitants
Target population
Town website
Town related linkshttp://lusakavoice.com/2014/02/13/kabitaka-development-corporation-to-sell- 361-houses/
http://www.times.co.zm/?p=11053
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Kabitaka-Housing-Project-Solwezi/14203275748 84380
https://lusakavoice.com/2013/04/11/kabitaka-housing-projects-impresses-ps/
http://constructionreviewonline.com/2014/11/fqm-spend-us500-million-kipemba -project-zambia/
http://www.miningforzambia.com/blog/posts/a-100m-infrastructure-boost
Literature

type of New Town: > scale of autonomy
New-Town-in-Town
Satellite
New Town
Company Town
> client
Private Corporation
Public Corporation
> policy
Capital
Decentralization
Industrialization
Resettlement
Economic
 
The project for Kabitaka started on the initiative of the mining company FQM, who has acquired 231 hectares of land to construct 920 housing units for both Kansanshi mine employees and the community as a whole in a period of five years.
It consist of a residential and commercial development, including several facilities: schools, a regional shopping center, hotel and business center.
At the present the process of construction is at the first stage: 366 houses, primary school, water supply, access roads and a sewerage system have been completed. Further developments would also be carried out on the South and North of Kabitaka after title deeds of the plots have been received.

source: INTI

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