Zambia

Innovation and technology
In the media

Source: The Nigerian Voice (3 May 2019)

The FACASI project has benefited over a hundred young people from Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Zimbabwe.

Food security
Features

These entrepreneurs are breaking social barriers while improving household nutrition and livelihoods.

Food security
News

Scientists are working to catalyze local farming and help meet the rapidly rising regional demand wheat.

Senior Cropping Systems Agronomist
Climate change
Features

New insurance products geared towards smallholder farmers can help them recover their losses, and even encourage investment in climate-resilient innovations.

Food security
News

The new maize lethal necrosis online portal provides up-to-date information and surveillance tools to help researchers control and stop the spread of the deadly disease.

Health and nutrition
Publications

Recent modeling studies in Zambia suggest that provitamin A maize’s impact is being cut short by the low retention of carotenoids during storage and postharvest grain loss.

Innovation and technology
Publications

New evidence shows that not only do improved maize varieties increase crop productivity and farmer income, they can also decrease child malnutrition.