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DIIVA - Zambia / Maize

CGIAR’s DIIVA Project

A consolidated database of crop varietal releases, adoption, and research capacity in Africa south of the Sahara

Zambia/Maize overview

77.1%
22.9%
19%
81%

911,942 hectares of Maize in Zambia (DIIVA estimate)

81% of this area estimated to be grown with improved varieties in 2006

1998 figures: 676,000 hectares / 22.9% improved varieties

Zambia/Maize releases

Total number of released varieties: 205

Zambia/Maize adoption

911,942 ha of Maize in Zambia (DIIVA estimate)
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Zambia/Maize researchers

National Agricultural Researchers - Full time equivalents by discipline and education