FSG works in Zambia in part through Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy (FSP) Zambia.
- The capital and the largest city is Lusaka.
- The official language is English
- Area: 290,587 sq mi (approx. 3x the size of the State of Michigan)
- Population approx. 17 million in 2016
- Climate: Most of the country is classified as humid subtropical or tropical wet and dry, with small stretches of semi-arid steppe climate in the south-west and along the Zambezi valley.
Fun fact: Zambia’s main export is copper. They produce around 1.5 million tons a year.
Publications and Presentations
Information, pesticide safety behaviors, and toxicity risk perceptions evidence from Zambia and Mozambique
Published on April 1, 2022
Goeb, J., Smart, J., Snyder, J., and Tschirley, D. (2022). "Information, pesticide safety behaviors, and toxicity risk perceptions: Evidence from Zambia and Mozambique." IFPRI Discussion Paper 2118.
Les impacts économiques du COVID-19 en Afrique urbaine et rurale: Des résultats inattendus dans cinq pays
Published on September 24, 2021
Les résultats sont présentés suivant deux aspects : 1) les impacts sur le revenu et la pauvreté et 2) les impacts sur la consommation alimentaire et la sécurité alimentaire.
Published on September 3, 2021
Projections of the COVID-19 impact in early 2020 were that developing countries in the global south with historic system inefficiencies would be the worst hit.
Do benefits of expanded midstream activities in crop value chains accrue to smallholder farmers? Evidence from Zambia
Published on July 1, 2021
Nuhu, AS., Liverpool-Tasie, LSO., Awokuse, T., Kabwe, S., (2021). Do benefits of expanded midstream activities in crop value chains accrue to smallholder farmers? Evidence from Zambia. World Development, 143, 105469.
Understanding Adoption and Impacts of Conservation Agriculture in Eastern and Southern Africa: A Review
Published on June 22, 2021
Ngoma, H., Angelsen, A., Jayne, T. S., & Chapoto, A. (2021). Understanding Adoption and Impacts of Conservation Agriculture in Eastern and Southern Africa: A Review. Frontiers in Agronomy, 3.