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Sustainable Cotton for Women and Youth Empowerment in Southern Africa

Cooperative Development Organisation

Implementing Partners and Organisations

Zambia Cotton Ginners Association, Zambia Women Development Association

Period of Implementation

January 2021 - December 2022

Geographic scope

Africa: Zambia


$ 152,250
€ 145 000


Bilateral Aid: Swedish Embassy


Agriculture & Fisheries, Rural Development, Social

Type of Activity

Budget support (Grants or Direct Financing), Governance and Organizational Strengthening, Legal and Regulatory framework, Technical Assistance & Advisory, Value Chains / Socioeconomic Circuits

Project Objectives

Supporting cotton production

Impact on SDGs

SDG1 - No Poverty
SDG5 - Gender Equality
SDG8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
SDG11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

Local stakeholders

Groups of women, youth and farmers

Key Tags

Gender, Inequalities, Youth