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Future Agricultures Policy Briefs 83

Evidence from three models of land and agricultural commercialisation: Impacts on local livelihoods in Zambia

Published on 18 May 2016

Zambia needs to undergo structural transformation triggered by increased agricultural and rural labour productivity if it is to achieve improved growth and broad-based poverty reduction. The current experience, however, is far from the radical change needed in order to achieve this. Zambia’s agricultural sector is characterised by a large number of poor smallholders contributing most of agricultural output, with low yields, limited commercialisation and few signs of rapid productivity growth. This policy brief summarises the findings of a research project that focused on three agricultural models in Zambia by comparing three case studies.

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Matenga, C. and Hichaambwa, M. (2016) Evidence from three models of land and agricultural commercialisation: Impacts on local livelihoods in Zambia. Future Agricultures Policy Brief 83. Brighton: Future Agricultures Consortium.

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