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