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
Smallholder Farmers' and Other Agricultural Sector Stakeholders' Priorities for Government Spending: Evidence from Zambia
Published on December 5, 2019
N. M. Mason, A. Kuteya, D. Resnick, V. Caputo, M. Maredia, R. Shupp, and H. Ngoma, 2019. Smallholder Farmers' and Other Agricultural Sector Stakeholders' Priorities for Government Spending: Evidence from Zambia. FSP Research Paper 155.
Published on December 2, 2019
H. Ngoma, B. P. Mulenga, J. Snyder, A. Banda, and A. Chapoto, 2019. Poverty and Weather Shocks: A Panel Data Analysis of Structural and Stochastic Poverty in Zambia. Feed the Future Innovation Lab for FSP Research Paper 154
Switching Up Climate-Smart Agriculture Adoption: Do 'Green' Subsidies, Insurance, Risk Aversion and Impatience Matter?
Published on December 1, 2019
Hambulo Ngoma, Nicole M. Mason-Wardell, Paul C. Samboko, and Peter Hangoma, 2019. Switching Up Climate-Smart Agriculture Adoption: Do 'Green' Subsidies, Insurance, Risk Aversion and Impatience Matter?, FSP Research Paper 164.
Published on November 15, 2019
Ngoma, H., Machina, H., & Kuteya, A. N. (2019). Can agricultural subsidies reduce gendered productivity gaps? Panel data evidence from Zambia. Development Policy Review
Published on September 26, 2019
Jason Snyder, Thomas Jayne, Nicole Mason, Paul Samboko, 2019. Agricultural Productivity and Rural Household Incomes: Micro-Level Evidence From Zambia. Feed the Future Innovation Lab for FSP Research Paper 151. East Lansing: Michigan State University.