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Project Review of the Dairy Association of Zambia (DAZ)’s Digital Information Management System (DIMS) project

Final Report


The review of the DIMS project was commissioned by the Embassy of Sweden, Lusaka. The objective of the project, which is funded bySida, is to contribute to a viable and sustainable dairy industry by developing a digitized system for transactions and improved accessto information and dairy farming inputs. The review is based on information gathered through document study, field visits andinterviews and meetings with beneficiaries and stakeholders. The main conclusion of the review is that while the DIMS system hasbeen introduced, it is still in its infancy and needs to be complemented and further developed in order to become fully useful to thefarmers, thereby creating incentives for its future financing. The review recommends continued support to the project.


Published on the website: 2020-06-11

Publication type: Sida Decentralised Evaluation

Published: 2020

Language: English

Author: Åke Nilsson, Pia Chuzu