USAID's Investments for Economic Development in Zambia - Dollars to Results

Results of USAID's Economic Development spending

FY 2011 $4.2 M

FY 2012 $8.9 M

FY 2013 $15.4 M

FY 2014 $16.8 M

FY 2015 $13.7 M

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The Zambian government recognizes that broad-based economic growth is needed to reduce poverty and improve food security for millions of Zambians. To do this, the government, with the support of USAID, is focusing on increasing farmer incomes, particularly for smallholder farmers who depend heavily on subsistence agriculture. Without a reasonable income that can act as a buffer for rural families, a poor harvest, low market prices, or other issues can lead to food insecurity, malnutrition, sickness, and a continuing cycle of poverty.

Registering for a business in Zambia is quicker and more transparent after an automated service center is opened. An officer wit

Registering for a business in Zambia is quicker and more transparent after an automated service center is opened. An officer with the Patents and Companies Registration Office in Zambia helps a customer register his business at the newly automated customer service center.

Moges Gebremedhin, MCA Zambia

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