In June 2012, ACDI/VOCA’s Support for Food Security Activities team launched a $24 million United States Agency for International Development (USAID) project in Zambiato increase food security and decrease poverty. The program targets smallholder farmers and agribusinesses to increase agricultural productivity and facilitate inclusive access to markets and private sector investment in target value chains. The project focuses on three objectives:
The Production, Finance, and Improved Technology Plus (PROFIT+) program is a core activity of President Obama's Feed the Future (FTF) global hunger and food security initiative in Zambia. PROFIT+ is fostering economic growth, significantly contributing to Millennium Development Goal one—halving the proportion of people living in extreme poverty and suffering from hunger by 2015.
|Location||Zambia, Southern Africa|
|Value||USD 24 Million|