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To produce food and participate in agricultural activities using environmentally friendly methods

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Lead Applicant Organization Name

NatFin Investments Limited

Lead Applicant Organization Type

  • Investment-based Organization

If part of a multi-stakeholder entity (i.e. team), provide the names of other organizations and types of stakeholders collaborating with you.

N/A

Website of Legally Registered Entity

m.facebook.com/natfininvestments

How long have you / your team been working on this Vision?

  • Under 1 year

Lead Applicant: In what city or town are you located?

Lusaka

Lead Applicant: In what country are you located?

Zambia

Your Selected Place: what’s the name of the Place you’re developing a Vision for?

The whole of Zambia. Zambia has an average population of 17,000,000

What country is your selected Place located in?

Zambia

Describe your relationship to the place you’ve selected.

It is my home country and therefore important to me. I'm connected because I have lived here all my life and care about this country. I would also like to change the high levels of poverty here, whilst caring for the environment too

Describe the People and Place: Provide information that would be helpful for an outsider who has never been there and may have no context about this Place to better understand the area.

Zambia is a third world country with most people living in abject poverty. Food/nutrition is scarce and most people are illiterate. This has contributed to high poverty levels and very little knowledge on best practices when it comes to environmental protection

What is the estimated population (current 2020) in your Place?

18000000

Challenges: Describe the current (2020) and the future (2050) challenges that your food system faces.

Land degradation and low rainfall owing to climate change Also, little support to the agriculture industry

Address the Challenges: Describe how your Vision will address the challenges described in the previous question.

Of more food is produced nutrition will improve. Also, food production creates employment. This will in turn help the employed have access to education which will foster development across all sectors. Also, as best enviroental practices are used the environment will be best taken care of thereby reducing effects of climate change world over

High Level Vision: With these challenges addressed, now provide a high level description of how the Place and the lives of its People will be different than they are now.

People will have improved health, and economic statuses leading to improved literacy levels band development across. Environmental protection willbreduce global warming

Full Vision: How do you describe your Vision for a regenerative and nourishing food future for your Place and People for 2050?

1. Environment - possible eradication of global warming 2. Diet - improved, leading to good health across 3. Economics - employment opportunities and improved income 4. Culture - decrease in donor dependency leading to cultural preservation 5. Improved agricultural practices will bring about use of beneficial technology 6. Policies to produce more food which will lead to reduction in food prices and policies to practice environment friendly activities will save the environment

How did you hear about the Food System Vision Prize?

  • Facebook

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Hi Natfin investments Limited  Welcome to the Prize Community!
It is amazing to see a Vision developing for sustainable agriculture practices.
How might you evolve your Vision to make it more inclusive and systemic for your local food system and its numerous stakeholders? You can find some guiding principles on Systems Thinking and inspiration in the Vision Prize Toolkit in Chapter 3 under Tools of Transformation.
Here's the link to the Prize Toolkit: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5d72a0bd91dfbe000148933f/t/5db8945e42fddd2bbc4a59ed/1572377720632/Food+System+Vision+Prize+Toolkit+v15.pdf

Look forward to seeing your Vision evolve in the coming weeks.