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Feats ii research-zambia

  1. 1. ZAMBIA: TORS, METHODS AND DATA LINKAGES BETWEEN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIVITY, RURAL LIVELIHOODS AND TRADE IN AGRICULTURE AND TRADE FACILITATION FEATS Project
  2. 2. Outline <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Objectives of the study </li></ul><ul><li>Methods </li></ul><ul><li>Data Collection </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusions </li></ul>
  3. 3. Introduction <ul><li>Second largest contributor to GDP – 19.8 % (2008) </li></ul><ul><li>Formal sector employment – 16% (2005) </li></ul><ul><li>Informal sector - 73 % (2005) </li></ul><ul><li>Key linkage to industry especially processed food and textiles </li></ul><ul><li>Source of foreign exchange e.g., cotton, sugar, tobacco etc </li></ul>
  4. 4. Overall Objectives <ul><li>Provide information and analyze recent trends in agricultural productivity, agricultural trade, livelihoods; </li></ul><ul><li>Identify the role of and constraints faced by small scale farmers: rural livelihoods, productivity; </li></ul><ul><li>Identify constraints to trade/trade facilitation within the context of a landlocked country; </li></ul><ul><li>Identify and highlight role of main donors; </li></ul><ul><li>To contribute to the finding of solutions through a coherent policy framework that will assist Zambia in meeting the objectives of Vision 2030. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Methods and Data <ul><li>Employ both primary and secondary data sources </li></ul><ul><li>Productivity, exports and employment and agriculture output indicators generation will </li></ul><ul><li>Review of secondary data sources – constraints, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Interviews with key stake holders – such as export promotion agency – ZDA, Trade facilitating agencies e.g., ZRA, Mt makulu, small scale farmers union etc </li></ul>
  6. 6. Cont’d <ul><li>Case study of selected product – primary data collection - sample of one district </li></ul><ul><li>Some crops under out grower schemes </li></ul><ul><li>Triangulate various data sources e.g., post harvest report, Trade data, ( take into account value addition) export commodity Vs. area and poverty levels as reported by CSO </li></ul>
  7. 7. Conclusion <ul><li>Will combine several data sources </li></ul><ul><li>Case study – inform the secondary sources </li></ul><ul><li>Structured instrument –on farmers - Research assistants </li></ul><ul><li>Semi-structured on other stakeholders - by researchers </li></ul><ul><li>Recommendations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Government </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Private sector </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NGOS ETC </li></ul></ul>

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