DID YOU KNOW?

  • Firewood and charcoal are harvested by over 93% of the rural agricultural households in Zambia (RALS 2015).
  • Female adults harvest edible ants, firewood, fencing grass and, thatching grass in over 50% of the households (Dlamini and Samboko, 2017).
  • Male adults provide most of the labor for wild honey collection in over 80% of households (Dlamini and Samboko, 2017).
  • On average, each household in Zambezi District harvests 141.7kg of caterpillars per season representing ZMW1,445.6 (Dlamini and Samboko, 2017).