Source(s) of financing ADF: 15000000 Government: 5010000
Implementing Agency: GOVERNMENT OF ZAMBIA
Location: Support to Eastern Province
Specifically, the programme aims at enhancing the productive capacity of smallholders through improved research and extension services, credit and capacity building.
The programme will support agricultural development research and extension services, training of project staff and beneficiaries, livestock development, infrastruture and rural credit.
The study will benefit the people and Government of Zambia, as well as participating donors, because through it, a demand driven programme will be constituted.
Zambia is one of the poorest countries in the World with about 70 percent of population living below poverty level. It is a food deficit country. The GRZ and donor community recently embarked on agricultural sector investment strategy with a view of improving on poverty situation in Zambia. The proposed study will be a contribution to this approach.