A food systems assessment of the Sustainable Diets for All program in Uganda and Zambia
in 2020, Hivos and IIED commissioned a retrospective assessment to show the degree to which the programme interventions reflected food systems thinking, and how they were transforming local food systems.
Beyond maize: exploring agricultural diversification in Zambia
Despite the Zambian government’s intention to diversify agriculture, the country is still heavily reliant on a narrow range of crops. This discussion paper explores the reasons for the lack of agricultural diversity from the perspectives of smallholder households, market actors and extension officers.
People have a right to define their own food system. This includes which seeds they use. Ten rich, underutilized cropscaptures theefforts of farmers in Nakuru County, Kenya, to promote and sustain the varieties they grow.