Tackling the Jobs Challenge – the World Bank Discusses Realities On the Ground

[World Bank]Lusaka -. Whilst launching the second edition of the Zambia Economic Brief, titled “Zambia’s Jobs Challenge: Realities on the Ground” the World Bank announced today that the Zambian economy is expected to grow by about 6 percent in 2013 against 7.8 percent projected in the 2013 budget. Agriculture is likely to contract, particularly in maize and cotton.