Zambia’s agriculture sector is highly vulnerable to climate change. The vulnerability will vary in different agro-ecological regions of the country. Climate change is contributing to low growth of the Zambian economy. Agro-Ecological Regions (AERs) has been used in Zambia for policy and adaptive management purposes since its development in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s and was based on climatological and soil characteristics but without climate change considerations. In the face of climate change scenarios, the assumptions underpinning the AERs may not hold..
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