Thursday, July 6, 2017

Zambia to benefit from US$22.2 million from IFAD to boost food security and nutrition and increase incomes of smallholder farmers

Over 61,000 smallholder farmers will benefit from a financial agreement signed today between the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Zambia to increase the incomes and food and nutrition security of rural households. The project will promote market-oriented agriculture and focus particularly on women and young people. E-SAPP will work along the value chain of the target commodities, from input suppliers to end users, to increase income by identifying areas where efficiency, productivity and quality can be improved. It will help farmers connect to the value chains system of their respective commodities, and will be integrated with other production-oriented initiatives. Read More