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Living the dream : the Chambeshi rice farmers association story

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Abstract: The Chambeshi Rice Farmers Association aims to empower rice farmers in the district to operate as profitable businesses by providing them with business development services. The association provides its members the following services: input provision, access to market through contract faming arrangements, bulking and storage services and access to finance via savings and credit cooperatives. SNV has been providing capacity development support aimed at empowering the association to deliver these business services. This report discusses the SNV intervention.
Authors: Mufara, P.
Series Title: Case studies
Country: Zambia
Category: Practice
Keywords: agriculture , food , markets , capacity building
Language: eng
Organization: SNV - Netherlands Development Organisation
Place: [The Hague]
Publisher: SNV
Year: 2009
Region: East Africa
Right: © 2009 SNV
Subject: Agriculture and Rural Development
Title: Living the dream : the Chambeshi rice farmers association story