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IAPRI to collaborate with NASFAZ and PAM

IAPRI to collaborate with NASFAZ and PAM

Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute (IAPRI), National Association for Small Scale Farmers in Zambia (NASFAZ) and Programme Against Malnutrition (PAM) signed Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) on 22nd April 2022 at IAPRI premises. The objective of the MoUs was to establish collaborative partnerships aimed at enhancing involvement of various stakeholders along the agriculture value chain in […]

CTPD interrogates agricultural trade policies

CTPD interrogates agricultural trade policies

IAPRI made a presentation at a CSO consultative meeting that was convened by the Centre for Trade Policy and Development (CTPD) on 19th April 2022 at Nomads Court in Lusaka. The meeting was focused on agricultural reforms to firm up and hold a consolidated position ahead of a planned engagement with the ministry of agriculture […]

IAPRI confer with stakeholders to discuss the impact of the Russia Ukraine war on Zambia’s Food Security Status

IAPRI confer with stakeholders to discuss the impact of the Russia Ukraine war on Zambia’s Food Security Status

IAPRI in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture hosted stakeholders’ discussion on the Implications of the Ukraine/Russia Conflict on Zambia’s Food Security on 13th April 2022 at Radisson Blu Hotel in Lusaka. The meeting was officiated by the Minister of Agriculture Hon Reuben Mtolo Phiri. The panel of discussant included Ministry of Agriculture, Grain Traders […]

Towards actualizing fertilizer information dashboard

Towards actualizing fertilizer information dashboard

Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute (IAPRI) conferred with a team from Visualizing Insights on Fertilizer for African Agriculture (VIFAA) Project. IAPRI staff led by Mr. Chance Kabaghe met with the team from VIFAA Project led by Dr. Scott Wallace on 6th April, 2022 at IAPRI Offices. The VIFAA team shared insights of creating dashboard that visualizes […]

Effects of COVID 19 on Agribusiness in Zambia

Over the past one year, the world has experienced both economic and health disruptions through the novel Coronavirus of 2019 (COVID-19), and Zambia has not been spared. The various measures taken to curb the spread of the virus have affected various sectors in the Zambian economy as well as the Agricultural Sector. IAPRI has continued […]

Towards an Implementable Agribusiness Strategy

The government of the republic of Zambia (GRZ) through the ministry of agriculture (MoA) is committed towards increased incomes among agribusiness players and overall reduced poverty among rural communities. One of the government approaches to achieving this is through the development of an implementable agribusiness strategy aimed at improving the performance of the agribusiness sector. […]

Champions of Agriculture Awards 2020 Winners

Introduction Agriculture employs the most people in Zambia and evidence shows that broad-based poverty reduction occurs when there is productivity increase in the highest employer in the economy. Recognizing individuals and organizations that are doing commendable work in developing the agricultural sector is cardinal in encouraging and inspiring personalities and firms to actualize the dream […]

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 […]