Village Development method of PaViDIA

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INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON
“Taking Action for the World’s
Poor and Hungry People”
by
Hon Deputy Minister of Agriculture and
Cooperatives of Zambia
10 to 16th October 2007
BEIJING CHINA
Introducción
Introduction
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Agriculture is one of the key priority sectors
Poverty levels are at 68%. 53% are extremely
poor and 15% moderately poor
Agriculture sector accounts for 22% of the
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and provides
livelihood for more than 50% of the population
The sector employs 67% of the labor force and
is the main source of income and employment
especially women that constitutes 65% of the
rural population
PERCENTAGE (%) OF POVERTY STATUS
CSO Living Conditions 2004
90
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Total Poor
RESOURCE ENDOWMENT
75 Millions hectares (752 km2 of land). 58% classified as potential for agriculture
Evolution of Agriculture Policies in Practice
Back ground of Zambia’s Agriculture Policies
AGRICULTURE POLICIES
DURING THE COLONIAL
DAYS 1890-1964
1º NATIONAL
AGRICULTURE
POLICY PLAN
1964-1972
ZAMBIAN
AGRICULTURE
POLICIES
2º NATIONAL AGRICULTURE
POLICY PLAN 1972-1976
3º NATIONAL
AGRICULTURE
POLICY PLAN
1976-1999
ZAMBIA’S AGRICULTURE POLICIES
Price and market
policies
Land
Policies
Zambian
Agriculture
Policies
Market and price
Liberalization
Land
Aquisition
System
Strategies/Actions to address Poverty and Hunger
Opening up of new land for increased production
Strategies/Actions to address Poverty and
Hunger
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Opening up of new land for increased production
Promoting productive efficiency of livestock
Promoting agriculture research
Promotion of agriculture marketing, trade and agribusiness
Improving small holder farmers to access to agriculture
inputs
Promotion of irrigation