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PARM Process in Zambia was officially initiated in June 2016, and it is currently at the risk assessment phase with the recently finalised World Bank-led RAS report. PARM also collaborated with the Ministry of Agriculture to organise a capacity development CD1 workshop in June 2018.

Parm Phases Status

Setting Up
Risk Assessment
Policy Dialogue
Follow Up
Latest Publications

Setting Up

May 2016 ‎- PARM set up in Zambia

In May 2016, a correspondence was initiated between the Government of ‎Zambia and the IFAD President. This was followed by a clearance from the Steering committee for PARM to joined the ‎IFAD design mission on E-SAPP in Zambia. The mission was to ensure that holistic approach to ARM is mainstreamed into ‎the E-SAPP project design. It also an exploratory way to prepare for  Zambia’s potential participation ‎in the PARM programme.

June 2016 - Zambia Officially a PARM Country

By the end of June 2016, Zambia was officially a new PARM country, following approval from the Steering Committee. With this progress, a setup mission was ‎organized in the first week of March 2017.  ‎


Risk Assessment

November 2017 - Risk Assessment Study (RAS) from the World Bank

In November 2017, a team of experts from the World Bank finalised a RAS for Zambia. The full report was published in April 2018 – a copy is available on the PARM library. PARM Process is, therefore, progressing into the ‎ARM capacity building, tools identification and feasibility study phases.

June 2018 - Capacity Development Seminar

PARM organised a capacity ‎development (CD1) training on the E-SAPP program in Zambia on the 28th of June 2018 in Lusaka, in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture ‎‎(MoA). The workshop welcomed many partners from local and international development agencies, farmers groups and the private sector actors. It played a key role in presenting findings from the World Bank-led RAS for Zambia. It also increased local knowledge on the holistic approach to ARM and an overview to ARM tools.