Agricultural Development in Zambia: The Role of the Foodprocessing Industry

Søren Jeppesen, Godfrey Hampwaye, Douglas Phiri

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    Food processing is important to the Zambian economy and entails a set of options for local firms to grow and create employment given the growth potential the country possesses in agriculture. This policy brief summarizes the findings of a study of 38 Zambian owned firms in the food processing industry. The study, which is the first of its kind in Zambia, reveals that a major part of the interviewed firms find that they have performed above industry average the last five years. A minor part states performance below industry average. Close to 80% of the firms views government and business associations to provide insufficient support to the sector. In conclusion, various ways forward are suggested.
    OriginalsprogEngelsk
    UdgivelsesstedFrederiksberg
    ForlagCentre for Business and Development Studies
    Antal sider4
    StatusUdgivet - 29 okt. 2014
    NavnSAFIC Policy Brief

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