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Food markets, growth opportunities

African countries face great challenges in adapting to climate change to meet growing demand for food.

Transforming Zambia’s Agricultural Sector for Sustainable Job Creation and Inclusive Economic Development

The agricultural sector plays a central role in the Zambian Economy: A vibrant agricultural sector


Zambia agriculture status report – 2021

The performance of rainfall in the 2020/21 agricultural season was normal to above normal rainfall,

Our Mission

To sustainably provide evidence based and transformative solutions through applied research, capacity building and outreach services for sustainable economic growth in Zambia.



Our documentaries focus on the issues affecting the agriculture sector and how to move it forward


Our Thematic Areas

Climate Change and Natural Resource Management

Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition

Agricultural Diversification

Agriculture and Markets

Gender and Youth in Agriculture


Past Events

Zambia Drought Management System

Mr. Stephen Kabwe representing IAPRI at the launch of the Zambia Drought Management System (ZADMS) by the Ministry of Agriculture at Radison Blu Hotel in Lusaka.

Mr. Chance Kabaghe and Mr. Auckland Kuteya making a presentation on  ‘Agricultural Policy Reforms in Zambia’ to the Swedish Ambassador to Zambia at the Embassy of Sweden in Lusaka.

Zambia Growth Opportunities Program For Results (ZAMGRO PforR)

ZAMGRO PforR officially launched by the Ministry of Agriculture at Mulungushi Conference Centre. ZAMGRO’s main objective is to Promote Agricultural Diversification, Sustainability and Jobs in the Agri-Food sector in Zambia.

National Determined Contribution (NDC)

IAPRI participated in the review of the NDC indicators at Mika Conventional Centre.

Climate Mitigation and Adoption

Representatives from IAPRI and the Ministry of Green Economy and Environment met to discuss strategies on developing a roadmap for effective implementation of the Climate Mitigation and Adoption under the Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) and National Adoption Plan (NAP).

The Effectiveness of the Veterinary Services Department in Combating Livestock Diseases in Zambia.

Mr. Chance Kabaghe and Dr. Mary Lubungu appeared before the Parliamentary Committee of Agriculture, Lands and Natural Resources and made a submission on, ‘The Effectiveness of the Veterinary Services Department in Combating Livestock Diseases in Zambia.’

Annual Open Day meeting

IAPRI held its Annual Open Day meeting virtually where the Research and Outreach team showcased three Annual Flagship publications: Agriculture Status Report, Food Security and Nutrition Report and Maize Market Outlook and Regional Analysis Report

Climate-Change Adaptation and Resilience

IAPRI on 13th December 2022 conducted the Technical Working Group meeting to discuss matters of enhancing Climate-Change Adaptation and Resilience in Zambia Growth Opportunities Program for Results (ZAMGRO PforR) at Neelkanth Sarovar Premiere in Lusaka.