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Friday, October 12, 2018

The participation of women in development activities has been an ongoing discussion for many years now all over the world. In Zambia, just like in many other countries, the Government, together with Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) has launched a number of policies and programmes in the quest to encourage women participation in development activities.

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Friday, October 12, 2018

In September 2018, AFC organised the kick-off of a new project in Togo. Until May 2021, AFC will provide technical assistance to the implementation of the project “Structuring and improvement of rural agricultural training and integration” (Structuration, Amélioration de la Formation Agricole Rurale et de l’Insertion, SAFARI).

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Monday, October 1, 2018

With the falling maize prices, many farmers are forced to look at other avenues of arable crop production. This has made the Agricultural diversification agenda a top priority for both policy makers and farmers themselves.


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Agriculture & Finance Consultants GmbH (AFC) is a private German consulting firm focusing on agricultural, agribusiness and financial development projects in developing and transition countries. AFC was established in 1973. In 2007, AFC Consultants International GmbH became a member of GOPA Consulting Group, Germany's largest group of consulting firms in development cooperation.

Our services for public organisations and private companies cover in Agriculture & Agribusiness the whole range from primary production to processing and marketing. Financial Sector Development focuses on developing tailor-made credit and saving products and establishing an appropriate regulation and supervision system.

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Agriculture & Agribusiness

Our work in the field of agriculture, agribusiness and food industry development encompasses every aspect of agriculture as well as private sector support focusing on improving the capabilities of local agribusinesses and SME to enable them to create income and employment opportunities for the local population.

Financial Sector Development

The Financial Sector Development department within AFC has been established over the past 15 years, building on our wide experience in business and regional economic development. Our in-depth knowledge in SME promotion adds to our capacity in improving MSME access to financial services and advising financial institutions on MSME lending.