12 Things You Didn’t Know About the Economy of the Zambezi River

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Written by Keren Mikva
Maize crops in the Zambezi River Basin in Zambia FAO.org
Maize crops in the Zambezi River Basin in Zambia
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80% of the Zambezi-area population depends on agriculture

An estimated 32 million people live in the Zambezi river valley, the vast majority depending on agriculture for their livelihoods. Fortunately, the flood plains along the river provide fertile land for farming.