P-ZM-AA0-007

Project Details
ID: P-ZM-AA0-007 Name: AGRICULTURAL SECTOR INVESTMENT PROGRAMME Status: Completed Country: Zambia
Sector: Agriculture Approval date: 17-déc-1996 Task Manager: AHMED Tarek Abdallah, RDGS4
Total cost: 35010000
Currency: UAC
Source(s) of financing
ADF: 15000000
Government: 5010000
Implementing Agency: GOVERNMENT OF ZAMBIA Location: Support to Eastern Province

Objectives

Specifically, the programme aims at enhancing the productive capacity of smallholders through improved research and extension services, credit and capacity building.

Description

The programme will support agricultural development research and extension services, training of project staff and beneficiaries, livestock development, infrastruture and rural credit.

Benefits

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.

Rational

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.