Commitment to Action

Natural Products for Food and Income Security in Zambia

Commitment by

Southern Alliance for Indigenous Resources (SAFIRE)

In 2010, SAFIRE committed to provide technical support and guidance to 3000 rural households and entrepreneurs from the Southern and Western Provinces of Zambia to improve production and marketing of indigenous, natural products, which have a long tradition of use in Zambia. The commitment seeks to improve the harvesting, processing, handling, packaging and marketing of the final products to reach a wider market and to improve household incomes and food and nutrition security. SAFIRE will also promote the management of the woodlands and forests used to ensure the sustainability and growth of the natural resource base.

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Commitment

Natural Products for Food and Income Security in Zambia

Launched

2010

Est. Duration

2 Years

Estimated Total Value

$550,000

Region

Africa

Countries

ZAMBIA

Commitment by

Southern Alliance for Indigenous Resources (SAFIRE)

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

Republic of Zambia, Sylva Food Solutions, Specialty Food of Africa