Category: Trade and Agriculture Policy Briefs

Mainstreaming Gender for Enhanced COVID-19 Rural Livelihood Recovery in Zambia

COVID-19 pandemic has revealed the role and importance of women in driving livelihood and resilience, particularly in agricultural settings. Pandemic-related restrictions have affected agricultural livelihoods whilst exposing inequalities across gender. Frequently cited statistics show, across sub-Saharan Africa, women contribute 60–80% of labour, producing food for household consumption and for sale. In Zambia, the agricultural sector…
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AGRICULTURE MARKETING AND FINANCING IN ZAMBIA: A Fresh Lens from Tanzania

Recent policy developments in Zambia have shown that improving access to finance and addressingmarketing-related risks for smallholders can drive economy-wide growth Download Here

Irrigation Agriculture and Small-Scale Farmers Productivity

The challenges posed by climate change are real in Zambia just as much as they area in the rest of the world. They have had the greatest impact on the country’s agricultural sector where fluctuating weather patterns have affected agricultural productivity. The small scale farmers who are by far the largest category of players in…
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