- Zambia should increase public expenditure in agriculture to meet the CAADP Malabo target of 10%, enhance access to agriculture inputs and technologies (such as investments in irrigation for smallholder farmers), and to agricultural financial services by men and women engaged in agriculture.
- The country should seriously invest in nutrition interventions to reduce undernourishment and the prevalence of stunting among children under 5 years old.
- The country should put in place policies that would facilitate and promote intra-regional African trade in agricultural commodities and services.
Zambia scores 3.6/10 and is not on track in implementing the Malabo Declaration on Agriculture transformation in Africa.
Highlights of the 5 key areas of strong performance of the country
and peer review.
Highlights of the 5 key areas that require the country's attention
Overall country score: 3.33
2017 Country Scorecard for implementing Malabo Declaration
|Malabo Commitments Areas (T)||Commitments Categories (C)|
|No.||Item||Score||Mimimum Score||progress||No.||Item||Score||Mimimum Score||progress|
|1||Re-committing to CAADP Process||7.19||3.33||On Track|
|1||Completing National CAADP Process||8.57||3.33||On Track|
|2||Establishing CAADP based Cooperation, Partnership & Alliance||5.04||3.33||On Track|
|3||Establishing CAADP based Policy & Institutional Review/ Setting/ Support||7.95||3.33||On Track|
|2||Enhancing Investment Finance in Agriculture||6.08||6.67||Not on Track|
|1||Public Expenditure in Agriculture||9.42||10.00||Not on Track|
|2||Enhancing access to finance||2.74||3.33||Not on Track|
|3||Ending Hunger by 2025||2.32||3.71||Not on Track|
|1||Doubling agricultural Productivity||0.27||1.00||Not on Track|
|2||Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss||0.00||1.00||Not on Track|
|3||Strengthening Social Protection||5.58||10.00||Not on Track|
|4||Improving Food security and Nutrition||0.02||1.00||Not on Track|
|5||Access to Agriculture inputs and technologies||5.74||5.53||On Track|
|4||Halving Poverty through Agriculture by 2025||0.18||2.06||Not on Track|
|1||Sustaining Agricultural GDP for Poverty Reduction||0.72||3.25||Not on Track|
|2||Establishing Inclusive PPPs for commodity value chains||0.00||1.00||Not on Track|
|3||Creating job for Youth in agricultural value chains||0.00||1.00||Not on Track|
|4||Women participation in Agri-business||0.00||3.00||Not on Track|
|5||Boosting Intra-African Trade in Agriculture Commodities||0.88||1||Not on Track|
|1||Tripling Intra-African Trade for agriculture commodities and services||0.00||1.00||Not on Track|
|2||Establishing Intra-African Trade Policies and institutional conditions||1.76||1.00||On Track|
|6||Enhancing Resilience to Climate Variability||3.43||6||Not on Track|
|1||Ensuring Resilience to climate related risks||0.14||2.00||Not on Track|
|2||Investment in resilience building||6.71||10.00||Not on Track|
|7||Mutual Accountability for Actions and Results||5.11||4.78||On Track|
|1||Increasing country capacity for evidence based planning, impl. and M&E||0.00||1.00||Not on Track|
|2||Fostering Peer Review and Mutual Accountability||5.56||3.33||On Track|
|3||Conducting a Biennial Agriculture Review Process||9.77||10.00||Not on Track|