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Informal markets play a critical role in providing affordable, accessible and diverse food for the urban poor, while at the same time supporting the livelihoods of millions of small-scale farmers, traders and vendors.  This policy brief summarises a research report on informal food markets in Lusaka and Kitwe carried out by CTPD, Hivos and IIED. It analyses the current policy environment and recommends alternatives to managing informal food markets in Zambia.

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Description:Informal markets play a critical role in providing affordable, accessible and diverse food for the urban poor, while at the same time supporting the livelihoods of millions of small-scale farmers, traders and vendors.  This policy brief summarises a research report on informal food markets in Lusaka and Kitwe carried out by CTPD, Hivos and IIED. It analyses the current policy environment and recommends alternatives to managing informal food markets in Zambia.

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