Professional Publications





  • Hichaambwa, M., Sitko, N. & J., Chamberlin, J. (In press) “Determinants and welfare effects of smallholder participation in horticultural markets in Zambia”. African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Volume 10(4).
  • Kuteya, A. & N. Sitko (2015). “Creating scarcity from abundance: Bumper harvests, high prices, and the role of state interventions in Zambian maize marketsAfrican Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition, and Development, Volume 15(4).
  • Ngoma, H., Mason, N., and N. Sitko (2015). “Does minimum tillage with planting basins or ripping raise maize yields?: Meso-panel data evidence from Zambia”. Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Environment, Volume 212(20), 21-29.
  • Chisanga, B., F. Meyer, A Winter-Nelson, and N. Sitko (In-press) Price Transmission in the Zambian Sugar Sector: An Assessment of Market Efficiency and Policy Implications. Agrekon
  • Steven Haggblade Antony Chapoto Aissetou Drame-Yayé Sheryl L. Hendriks Stephen Kabwe Isaac Minde Johnny Mugisha Stephanus Terblanche , (2015),"Motivating and preparing African youth for successful careers in agribusiness", Journal of Agribusiness in Developing and Emerging Economies, Vol. 5 Iss 2 pp. 170 – 189
  • Smale, Melinda, Eliab Simpungwe, Ekin Birol, Girma Tesfahun Kassie, Hugo de Groote, Raphael Mutale. The Changing Structure of the Maize Seed Industry in Zambia: Prospects for Orange Maize. Agribusiness, Vol. 31 (1) 132–146 (2015).






Professional Publications published under IAPRI’s Predecessor Zambia Food Security Research Project (FSRP)

These papers can also be downloaded from



  • Govereh, J., A. Chapoto, and T.S. Jayne. 2010. Assessment of alternative maize trade and market policy interventions in Zambia.  In A. Sarris and J. Morrison (eds), Food Security in Africa:  Markets and Trade Policy for Staple Foods in Eastern and Southern Africa,Cheltenham, UK, Edward Elgar Publishers.
  • Jayne, T.S., D. Mather, and E. Mghenyi. 2010.  "Principal Challenges Confronting Smallholder Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa". World Development, 38(10): 1384-1398
  • Mason, N. M., T. S. Jayne, A. Chapoto, and R. Myers. 2010. A Test of the New Variant Famine Hypothesis: Panel Survey Evidence from ZambiaWorld Development, 38(3):  356-368.
  • Smale, M. and T.S. Jayne. 2010.  Breeding an “Amazing” Crop: Improved maize in Kenya, Malawi, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.  Chapter 4 in in Spielman, D., and R. Pandya-Lorch (eds) Millions Fed:  Proven Successes in Agricultural Development.  International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC.
  • Tembo, G., A. Chapoto, T.S. Jayne, M. Weber. 2010. Fostering Food Market Development in Zambia. Zambia Social Science Journal,Volume 1(1): 39-60
  • Tschirley, David L., Colin Poulton, Nicholas Gergely, Patrick Labaste, John Baffes, Duncan Boughton and Gérald Estur (2010). Institutional Diversity and Performance in African Cotton SectorsDevelopment Policy Review, 2010, 28 (3): 295-323
  • Tschirley, David L., Hichaambwa, Munguzwe, Mwiinga, Mukwiti. 2010. Comparative assessment of the marketing structure and price behavior of three staple vegetables in Lusaka, Zambia. In Weibel and Mithoefer, Eds, "Understanding the Silent Revolution: New Socio-Economic Research on Horticultural Production and Marketing in Africa". CABI.
  • Tschirley, David L., T.S. Jayne. 2010. Exploring the Logic Behind Southern Africa’s Food CrisesWorld Development Vol. 38, No. 1, pp. 76–87.




  • Byron, E., A, Chapoto, M. Drinkwater, S. Gillespie, P. Hamazakaza, T. Jayne, S. Kadiyala, M. McEwan, and F. Samuels. 2007. AIDS and Agriculture in Zambia. Food and Nutrition Bulletin 28(2): S339-344.




  • Crawford, E., V. Kelly, T. Jayne, and J. Howard.  2003.  Input Use and Market Development in subs-Saharan Africa: An Overview.  Food Policy, Vol. 28(4): 277-292.
  • Jayne, T.S., J. Govereh, M. Wanzala, and M. Demeke. 2003. Fertilizer Market Development: A Comparative Analysis of Ethiopia, Kenya, and Zambia. Food Policy, Vol. 28(4): 293-316. Science Direct Summary.
  • Jayne, T.S. T. Yamano, M. Weber, D. Tschirley, R. Benfica, A. Chapoto, and B. Zulu. 2003. Smallholder Income and Land Distribution in Africa: Implications for Poverty Reduction Strategies. Food Policy, Vol. 28(3): 253-275. Science Direct Summary.


  • Jayne, T.S., J. Govereh, A. Mwanaumo, J. Nyoro, and A. Chapoto. 2002. False Promise or False Premise: The Experience of Food and Input Market Reform in Eastern and Southern AfricaWorld Development, Vol 30 (11): 1967-1986. Summary.
  • Jayne, T.S., J. Govereh, A. Mwanaumo, J. Nyoro, and A. Chapoto.  2002.  “False Promise or False Premise: The Experience of Food and Input Marketing in Eastern and Southern Africa,” in Jayne, T.S., Isaac Minde, and Gem Argwings-Kodhek (eds), 2002.  Perspectives on Agricultural Transformation: A View from Africa.  Nova Science, New York.


  • Jayne, Thomas S.; Stephen Jones; Mulinge Mukumbu and Share Jiriyengwa. 1997.  "Maize Marketing and Pricing Policy in Eastern and Southern Africa." In Africa's Emerging Maize Revolution, edited by Derek Byerlee and Carl K. Eicher. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, pp. 213‑243.


  • Jayne, T.S., L. Rubey, F. Lupi, D. Tschirley, and M. Weber, 1996.  “Estimating Consumer Response to Food Market Reform Using Stated Preference Data: Evidence from Eastern and Southern Africa,” American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 78, No. 3 (August): 820-824.