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Published by Republic of Zambia, Agricultural Credit Study Team in [Lusaka?] .
Written in English



  • Zambia.,
  • Zambia


  • Agricultural credit -- Zambia.,
  • Commercial credit -- Zambia.,
  • Farms, Small -- Zambia -- Finance.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsHD1440.Z33 A47 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 135 p. :
Number of Pages135
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1392569M
LC Control Number92982589

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Date of Assent: 14th November, An Act to establish the Warehouse Licensing Authority and provide for its functions and powers; facilitate the borrowing of money on the security of charges created on farming stocks and other agricultural assets; provide for the registration of charges; provide for the certification of warehouses; provide for the issuance and negotiations of warehouse.   In Zambia prospects for a regulated system rest with the Zambian Agricultural Commodity Exchange (ZAMACE), which has the most active trading floor in the countries visited, and is in the process of establishing exchange-linked warehouses where smallholders can deposit. Evaluation of Agricultural Credit Facility in Agricultural Production and Rural Development. By Ekwere, G. E. & I. D. Edem. Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nigeria. Abstract-Lack of capital has been identified as one of the constraints faced by small scale farmers. The. Zambia - Agricultural research and extension review (English) Abstract. Since world copper prices have declined sharply in recent years, Zambia's highest priority has become diversification of production, largely through agricutural development. Critical to this effort is a major increase in research and extension services.

The report summarises the status of the agriculture sector in Zambia for the period January to December National Food Balance /14 to /18 Zambia's progress in . Zambia’s agriculture sector had never reached its full potential despite 40 million hectares of arable land, an abundance of groundwater resources, nutrient-rich soil, and low population density. Although the sector employs nearly half of Zambia’s population, it contributes only percent to the GDP. complementary services such as agricultural extension and credit. Also, the maize centric policies are undermining Zambia’s ability to become a stronger player in the regional agricultural sector, which further inhibits inclusive growth. Agriculture finance empowers poor farmers to increase their wealth and food production to be able to feed 9 billion people by Our work in agriculture finance helps clients provide market-based safety nets, and fund long-term investments to support sustainable economic growth. Demand for food.

  Republic of Zambia, Ministry of Agiic~ulture & Water Development/1R,01' Eastern Province Annual Report /(Chipafa:% Ministry of Agriculture and Water Development, a). Republic of Zambia, Ministry of Lands and Agriculture, Evaluation of IDZ Programme (Lusaka: Republic of Zambia, b). Zambia faces a challenge of developing policies that will increase agricultural production, reduce poverty and promote economic growth. During the past 25 years, Zambia’s agricultural policies have undergone major changes from an extreme state controlled and monopolistic system to the other extreme of market liberalization. AEARCTR Many farming households in sub-Saharan Africa lack access to formal credit and struggle to make ends meet between harvests. In a previous evaluation, researchers found that increasing access to credit during the hungry season helped farming households in rural Zambia allocate labor more efficiently, leading to improvements in productivity and well-being.   Mid-term Evaluation. Project design and objectives. and 80% of the total population of the province. The province is one of the poorest in Zambia. The Project aims at reaching directly 14 farm families (78 persons) including 13 living at or below the subsistence level, and 5 female-headed households (37% of total.