Food and Forests: Understanding agriculture and conservation trade-offs in Zambia

Xiaoting Hou-Jones, Jacob Mwitwa, Phil Franks
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In Zambia as in many countries in Africa, policymakers need to better understand and manage the major trade-offs — existing and future — between two competing objectives: increasing agricultural production to meet growing domestic food demand and conserving nature. This briefing explores this issue within the national context in Zambia, and makes suggestions for the way forward.