research product . 2018

Electronic voucher system. A case of Monze and Mazabuka districts in Zambia.

Mulozi, Minyoi;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2018
  • Publisher: Satakunnan ammattikorkeakoulu
Abstract
Agriculture is the economic backbone of most countries in the Sub Saharan Africa and Zambia is one such country that places the agricultural sector high on the agenda as the potential engine for economic growth required for poverty reduction. The Government of Zambia for sixteen years has been funding a farmer input support program (FISP) through its Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock’s that provides farmers with subsidized fertilizer and maize seed. The program however experienced many glitches that necessitated the introduction of an electronic voucher system to mitigate the challenges. The e-voucher system targets a pre-determined list of beneficiaries fro...
Subjects
free text keywords: Famers Input Support Program, Electronic Voucher (e-voucher), Subsidized Inputs, Stake-holders, Agriculture, fi=Tieto- ja viestintätekniikka|sv=Informations- och kommunikationsteknik|en=Information and Communications Technology|, Information Technology, Master's degree
Communities
Agricultural and Food Sciences
Rural Digital Europe
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