Day: November 12, 2020

IAPRI Embarks on the Use of Telephone Surveys

The Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute (IAPRI) is a research and outreach institute that utilizes empirical evidence to advise and guide the Government of the Republic of Zambia and other stakeholders on agricultural investments and policies. Critical to achieving this is the task of collecting valid and reliable data from stakeholders in the agricultural sector […]

The role of policy and institutions in greening the charcoal value chain in Zambia

In Zambia, agricultural land expansion is responsible for 90 percent of forest cover loss, followed by settlement expansion and infrastructure development; its annual deforestation estimated between 167,000 and 300,000 hectares is among the highest worldwide. Charcoal is becoming an increasingly important driver of deforestation and forest degradation due to its increasing role as a cooking […]