Title: PFA Project for P0233 (Zambia PFA)
Project facilitation costs covering planning, implementation and resources as part of ODA projects in Zambia
To improve access to family planning to reduce maternal mortality and enable women and girls to have choice and control over their sexual and reproductive health. To support over 400,000 women to access contraception for the first time. The programme emphasises working within the Government of Zambia system in provinces where unmet need is particularly high to ensure sustainability of results and embed improvements within existing systems.
To facilitate the development of inclusive financial markets in Zambia particularly in rural areas. This will benefit 664,000 people and contribute to SDG 8 by improving the livelihoods of poor Zambians by 2021.
To contribute towards improved health and nutrition status for children under two years measured primarily by a reduction in stunting by 2021.
The programme has three components: (i) the first component seeks to facilitate credible and inclusive elections, increase voter turnout, enhance women representation in politics and put concerns of ordinary Zambians at the heart of the political debate; (ii) the second component seeks to help ordinary Zambians articulate their concerns and expectations about the education received by their children, and engage bureaucrats and politicians to improve it; (iii) the third component support think tanks in producing and publishing influential high quality research to make a case for economic reforms that will benefit all Zambians, and helps them engage effectively with politicians, bureaucrats and the media on the findings.
To create jobs and investment in Zambia by building the capacity of micro, small and medium enterprises. The programme will help to create over 26,500 jobs by 2019
To have more and better quality education and skills training from pre-primary to tertiary education in Zambia. This will benefit 75,356 primary level and 12,603 lower secondary level boys and girls and contributes to our MDGs by improving access and equity of education by 2016. (Nutsen)
AgDevCo is a specialised investor and project developer focused exclusively on early stage Small and Medium Enterprise agribusiness in Sub Saharan Africa. AgDevCo deploys patient capital and technical assistance to build profitable businesses that contribute to food security, drive economic growth and create jobs and income in rural areas and contribute to farmers’ resilience to climate change. It currently operates in Sierra Leone, Ghana, Rwanda, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia.
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