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  • Woman farming

    Enhancing governance of community-based natural resource management in Zambia

    Governance of community-managed protected areas in Zambia is on the decline. IIED, together with Zambia CBNRM Forum, will support stakeholders of six community-managed protected areas to improve their governance and share lessons across the eastern and southern Africa region

    3 February 2021 | Project | Biodiversity
  • Women traders on a market stall, with rows of different fruit and vegetables in front of them

    Harnessing the potential of Zambia’s informal food sector

    A new report on informal food markets in Zambia explores how integrating these into urban policy planning could help Zambia achieve 'zero hunger'.

    17 October 2019 | Blog | Food and agriculture
  • Pastoralists discuss strengths and challenges of governance at a conservancy in Kenya. (Photo: Francesca Booker/IIED)

    Assessing governance at protected and conserved areas (GAPA)

    IIED has developed and is now rolling out a relatively simple, low-cost tool for assessing the quality of governance at protected or conserved areas

    23 April 2018 | Project | Biodiversity
  • A young woman in a greenhouse (Photo: Tamara Kaunda)

    Attracting Zambia's youth to agriculture: it's about time

    Zambia's vibrant youth are crucial to developing a prosperous agricultural sector. This means shaking off outdated perceptions and providing young people with the right incentives

    29 January 2018 | Blog | Food and agriculture
  • A huge selection of photos are displayed in a Peru supermarket (Photo: Teresa Stanton, Creative Commons, via Flickr)

    Nourishing diversity in our food systems

    Although our food systems seemingly deliver impressive abundance and variety, we are losing crucial agricultural biodiversity and our increasingly homogenised diets are leading to disease and obesity. Seth Cook sets out five steps for better, more diverse food systems

    10 October 2017 | Blog | Food and agriculture
  • A Zambian farmer in his maize field. The overdependence on maize is having a negative impact on diets in Zambia (Photo: Wesley Wakunuma)

    Promoting diversity on the farm – and the plate

    As a recent meeting in Lusaka showed, Food Change Labs offer an innovative path towards greater diversity on the farm and on the plate in Zambia

    5 June 2017 | Blog | Food and agriculture
  • The fall army worm, a breed of earthworm currently devastating Maize crops in southern Africa (Photo: Wesley Wakunuma)

    Fall army worm maize attack: a case for diversity from farm to fork

    As the Zambian government scales up efforts to control an army worm outbreak that is damaging maize crops across the country, William Chilufya wonders if the infestation will encourage a policy shift away from mono-cropping maize

    8 February 2017 | Blog | Food and agriculture
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