Agricultural Consultative Forum


The Vision of the ACF is to see an efficient and prosperous agricultural sector that contributes to national food security and income.

Mission statement

  • To promote in a non-partisan manner
  • private-public sector consultation and
  • participation in the development and implementation of agricultural sector policies

Strategic objectives

  • To facilitate continuous consultation among key stakeholders in the agricultural sector
  • To provide informed advice in the formulation, updating, designing and operationalisation of agricultural policies and programmes
  • To provide a channel for information gathering, analysis, networking and sharing among stakeholders.
  • To provide an independent perspective and feedback on the performance of the agricultural components of Zambia's Poverty Reduction Strategy Programme

FANRPAN stakeholders

  • Government
  • National Assembly Committee on Lands and Agriculture
  • Agri-Business
  • Agro-based NGO Forum
  • Farmer Organisations
  • Private Sector
  • Donors and development partners

FANRPAN Node Steering Committee

Chair, Agricultural Services Delivery Mrs Miriam Nkunika
Farming Community, Vice Chairperson Mr Zyambo Songowayo
Agricultural Services Delivery, Director Dr Stephen Muliokela
Agricultural Services Delivery, Director Mr Paul Kapotwe
Policy Regulation and Services, Director Mr Julius J Shawa
ACF Secretariat Dr Hyde Haantuba

Zambia Ministry of Agriculture

Minister Hon. Brig. Gen Dr Brian Chituwo
Telephone number (+260) 125 3934
Fax number (+260) 125 4661
FANRPAN node established: