Policies and institutional arrangements relevant to Conservation Agriculture with trees in Zambia uri icon

abstract

  • In the past fifteen years, agricultural policy in Zambia has been transformed. The regime of comprehensive government controls that existed in the early 1980s has been almost completely dismantled, and commercial investment in farming and agro-services is increasing. Zambia is relatively well endowed with natural resources, and prospects for sustained agricultural growth within the new policy environment appear to be good. The main purpose of this report among others is to review existing institutional / policy factors and how they impede or facilitate scaling up of conservation agriculture with trees (agro forestry based conservation agriculture) in Zambia and suggest policy direction and strategies for ACT and other partners in Zambia on how best Conservation Agriculture with Trees

publication date

  • 2012