|Self Help Africa is implementing five main development projects and a series of smaller micro-projects with local development partners in Zambia. |
The focus of our work is on food production, and on encouraging alternative ways for rural families to earn a living.
With EU funding support the organisation has embarked on a major seed development project, which will have a direct impact on the lives and the work of 100,000 small-holder farmers.
|Formerly the territory of 'Northern Rhodesia' the state was named Zambia upon securing its independence in 1964.|
In recent decades, declining copper prices and prolonged droughts have hurt the economy. The country is landlocked, and has a natural riverine border (the Zambezi) with neighbouring Zimbabwe. It faces extensive social and environmental challenges, including those resulting from an increasing population, soil erosion; desertification; and inadequate water treatment facilities.
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