Zambia



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Top Agricultural Products in Zambia

The following are the top agricultural products (by quantity) in Zambia in 2011. Rank Commodity Production (MT) 1 Sugar cane               3,500,000 2 Maize               2,496,430 3 Cassava               1,266,300 4 Vegetables fresh nes                 …



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Housing Supply in Zambia

There is a definite shortage of housing supply in many urban centres, but particularly in rapidly growing towns in the Copperbelt and North Western province where mining activities have resurged. Employers in the mining areas…






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Zambia: Economic Developments 2013

Zambia’s economic growth over the past decade has been robust, averaging around 6%. This growth has been boosted by a combination of improved macroeconomic management, economic liberalisation and privatisation, and the resource boom, specifically in…





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Renewable Energy Potential in Zambia

ENERGY SOURCES Total installed electricity capacity (2008, source: ZESCO): 1,967 MW Hydro: 95.9% Thermal: 4.1% Total primary energy supply (2009, source: IEA): 7,856 ktoe Biomass:  80.9% Hydro-electric: 11.3% Crude Oil: 6.6% Petroleum Products: 1.0% Electricity…