Zambia – Feasibility Study for the Zambia Youth in Agri-business (Enable Youth) and Agricultural Commodity Corridor Programme

Project Summary

Approval Date 26 Apr 2016
Signature Date 10 Aug 2016
Planned Completion Date 31 May 2020
Last Disbursement Planned Date 31 May 2020
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Agriculture and Rural Development
DAC Sector Code 31110
Commitment U.A 790,000
Status Completion

Project General Description

The proposed project concerns the Feasibility Study for the Zambia Youth in Agri-business (Enable Youth) and Agricultural Commodity Corridor Programme. It’s initiated by the Government of the Republic of Zambia with the support of the African Development Bank. This Project includes two components. The first is relative to the feasibility Study. The objective of this component is to carry out the feasibility study, including an environmental and social impact assessment and prepare a bankable Programme with detailed designs, construction drawings and tender documents. The second component concerns the study Coordination. This component aims to support implementation of proposed activities including operational issues. The main expected outputs of the project include: (a) Inception Report, Pre-feasibility Report and Feasibility Study Report which will cover all aspects of the Terms of Reference and will be the basis for preparation of a bankable Programme, with a current estimated investment cost of more than USD 100 million; (b) Strategic Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (SESIA) Report which will provide an assessment of the environmental and social risks associated with the proposed Programme. The total project cost is estimated at UA 833,000, net of taxes and duties.

Project Objectives

The development goal of the Programme is to contribute to poverty reduction, economic growth and export diversification through increased youth participation in agribusiness, and development of functional agricultural commodity corridors. The Feasibility Study objective is to design and prepare a good quality and bankable "Youth in Agri-business and Agriculture Commodity Corridor Programme".


The project beneficiaries are the Government of the Republic of Zambia though its Ministry of Agriculture and, the Zambia Youth as well as Agricultural sector.

Participating Organization

Middle Income Countries Fund
Government Of Zambia
Ministry of Agriculture - Water Development


IATI identifier 46002-P-ZM-AA0-026
Last Update 24 Mar 2023


Contact Details

Name Lewis Mupeta BANGWE

Geographic Location

Country Zambia
Coordinates Location Name
-13.66667 32.0 Eastern Province
-9.75 30.75 Northern Province
-16.5 27 Southern Province
-15.0 24.0 Western Province