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An Assessment of the Growth Opportunities and Constraints in Zambia’s Cotton Industry
(Asian Journal of Business Management, 2014-02-15)
The main objective of this study was to assess the major opportunities and constraints in Zambia’s cotton industry. The study found that the cotton sector has considerable potential to contribute to growth and employment in ...
The Impact of China-Africa Investment Relations: The Case of Zambia
The primary objective of this study was to assess the impact of Chinese Investment on the Zambian economy, focusing on the opportunities and the likely challenges associated with it.
Value Chain Analysis of Indigenous Poultry Sub-Sector In Lusaka and Surrounding Districts – Zambia
The indigenous poultry subsector plays an important role in the livelihood of Zambian smallholder farmer households. Most households keep flocks of indigenous chicken with little inputs, but serve as the main source of ...
Understanding the Labour Market of Human Resources for Health in Zambia
(World Health Organisation, 2013-11)
Universal health coverage depends on having the necessary human resources to deliver health care services. Zambia is among the African countries currently experiencing a crisis in the area of human resources for health ...
Transaction costs and smallholder household access to maize markets in Zambia
(Journal of Development and Agricultural Economics, 2013-09)
After liberalization of the Zambian economy, farmers were faced with the responsibility of finding the right buyers, negotiating prices and delivering produce leading to them incurring transaction costs. This study aimed ...
Assessing the Feasibility of Implementing the Farmer Input Support Programme (FISP) through an Electronic Voucher System in Zambia
(Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute ( IAPRI), 2012-04)
A number of problems plague the current Farmer Input Support Programme (FISP), including: late delivery of inputs; distribution of standardized inputs that may not be appropriate for all agro-ecological zones or soil types; ...
Foreign Direct Investment in Extractive Industries in Sub Saharan Africa:A real hope or a mirage?
This study analyses aspects of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) that have a direct bearing on the national economy, the social and economic well-being of workers and the environment