Bulletins

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October 2017 Bulletin

Informal Trade in the Cotton Sector and its Impacts on the Economic, Social and Environmental Performance in Zambia and Zimbabwe 

IAPRI in collaboration with the Cotton Board of Zambia held a Cotton sector Policy Engagement validation workshop to share study findings on “Informal trade in the cotton sector and its impacts on the economic, social and environmental performance in Zambia and Zimbabwe”. The study was...  read more.

IAPRI's 2018 Agriculture Sector Budget Analysis

Following the announcement of the ZMW 71.1 Billion National Budget by the Minister of Finance Honourable Felix Mutati on 29th September 2017, IAPRI held its Annual Budget Breakfast Analysis Meeting on 10th October, 2017. IAPRI presented an in-depth analysis of the agriculture sector budget allocation and its implications on poverty reduction and increased... read more.

Agriculture Budget Allocations Comparison Between the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock, and Ministry of Agriculture

Agrinatura, a group of European universities and research organisations, in collaboration with the Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute held a stakeholder validation workshop on the 2nd August 2017 at the Radisson Blu Hotel on the... read more.

IAPRI Strategic Alliances

In its continued effort to build and strengthen its strategic alliances, IAPRI participated and moderated two key agriculture industry events during the month of October.... read more.

Electronic Vourcher Implementation and Job Creation

New research from IAPRI demonstrates that the e-voucher will create around 3,000 new agro-dealer jobs – and many more in related sectors. This much needed job creation underlines the already strong case for the e-voucher and demonstrates the need for the Government to ensure... read more.

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August 2017 Bulletin

IAPRI Releases Article on FRA Market Aligned Prices 

The Food Reserve Agency [FRA] announced a price of ZMW 60 per bag, which was closer to what the market conditions where dictating for maize in the 2017 marketing season. The price was met with mixed reactions from...  read more.

IAPRI exhibits at the 90th Agriculture and Commercial Show

The provision of evidence-based policy solutions through high quality research and outreach services for the transformation of Zambia's agricultural sector to achieve sustainable broad-based pro-poor growth is the... read more.

IAPRI and Agrinarura host the Egg Value Chain Meeting

Agrinatura, a group of European universities and research organisations, in collaboration with the Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute held a stakeholder validation workshop on the 2nd August 2017 at the Radisson Blu Hotel on the... read more.

IAPRI Invited to the VUNA / ZCGA Stakeholders Workshop

The Institute was recently invited to the VUNA / ZCGA [Zambia Cotton Growers Association]APRI has continued to expand its reach for its products and this year the Institute participated in the 53rd Zambia International Trade Fair (ZITF) held on 28th June to 4th July 2017 in Ndola, Copperbelt Province, whose theme was "Industrialisation... read more.

IAPRI attends COMESA organized Biotechnology Sensitization Workshop

Despite the wide adoption of biotechnology around the world the technology remains at very low use in Africa. In part the technology has not yet been fully accepted in many parts of Africa. Building understanding and consensus on the... read more.

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July 2017 Bulletin

IAPRI gets invite to the First ever Luapula Expo 

The Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute [IAPRI] was invited to exhibit at the first ever Luapula Expo and Investments Conference under the theme "Linking Investors to Luapula Province to...  read more.

The Agriculture Institute of Zambia Launched

Over the years, the Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute and other institutions working in the agriculture sector have been working on the creation of an agriculture institute to regulate the activities of professionals in... read more.

IAPRI holds SOPAG

The Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute in collaboration with FoodTrade held a Soya Policy Action Group (SOPAG) validation workshop on 17th July 2017 at the Golden Peacock Hotel in Lusaka to discuss preliminary... read more.

IAPRI gets to the Zambia International Trade Fair

IAPRI has continued to expand its reach for its products and this year the Institute participated in the 53rd Zambia International Trade Fair (ZITF) held on 28th June to 4th July 2017 in Ndola, Copperbelt Province, whose theme was "Industrialisation... read more.

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May 2017 Bulletin

IAPRI holds its 5th Annual General Meeting and unveils the 2017 Theme 

IAPRI successfully held its 5th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 12th May 2017...  read more.

E-Voucher Performance and Recommendations for National Wide Roll Out

The traditional Farmer Input Support Programme [FISP] is beset by... read more.

Fall Armyworm Outbreak in Zambia: Responses, Impact on Maize Production and Food Security

In November and early December 2016, Zambia experienced an... read more.

Achieving More with Less: Reform and Scaling Down Of FRA & FISP And Boosting Social Protection

Zambia continues to suffer from a regime of ineffectual subsidies and insufficient... read more.

IAPRI exhibits at the Agritech Expo

IAPRI was among the agriculture stakeholders that exhibited at the Agritech... read more.

IAPRI holds and facilitates Technical Writing Workshops

Technical writing is necessary to effectively translate and communicate... read more.

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2017 Monthly Bulletins

January 2017 Monthly Bulletin; Volume 2: Issue 1.

IAPRI makes yet another mentorship stride

In addition to executing its mandate of agricultural policy research and outreach, IAPRI implemented a six month internship program. The aim of the program is to contribute to...read more!

What really is the value of non-timber forest products in Zambia?

Forests and woodlands benefit the economy directly and indirectly. Despite this the sector’s...read more!

Our 2017 Thematic Areas

Working towards a Zambia free of hunger, malnutrition and poverty...read more!

“Integrate gender and nutrition into agricultural extension”

IAPRI’s Executive Director Mr. Chance Kabaghe has said that it is important to integrate gender and nutrition into agricultural extension services...read more!

DID YOU KNOW?

Firewood and charcoal are harvested by over 93% of the rural agricultural households in Zambia...read more!

Quarterly Bulletins

Issue 1. Volume 1. October - December 2015

Issue 2. Volume 1. January - March 2016

Issue 3. Volume 1. April - June 2016

Issue 4. Volume 1. July - September 2016