Can Increasing Smallholder Farm Size Broadly Reduce Rural Poverty in Zambia?

Despite Zambia’s sustained and fairly robust agricultural growth since 2000, rural poverty levels have remained at about 80% over the past 15 years. Because over 70% of Zambia’s agricultural households are small-scale farmers cultivating less than two hectares of land, they must effectively contribute to agricultural growth if the process of growth is to be broadly based in Zambia.


Issue Date:
2014-05
Publication Type:
Report
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Record Identifier:
https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/171876
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http://purl.umn.edu/171876
Total Pages:
4
Series Statement:
IAPRI Policy Syntheses
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