BIF Pilot Projects

Lafarge Cement Zambia

Lafarge aims to address the large deficit in affordable housing for medium to low-income Zambian families and establish itself as a key provider of building solutions.

Sun International

Sun International Hotels aims to develop climate-resilience amongst the four hundred farmers engaged in its local fruit and vegetable sourcing programme.

Cropserve Zambia Ltd

Cropserve’s inclusive business project aims to develop an effective and sustainable distribution model to supply the small scale farmer segment with affordable and high quality agro inputs.

Barrick Lumwana Mining

The LCD programme aims to increase the amount of goods and services procured from local mining industry suppliers, as well as training and building in-country capacity.

Copperbelt Energy Corporation

CEC aims to expand its biofuel production by including producers of jatropha, castor and other oil seeds into its supply chain.

Sylva Foods

Sylva Foods aims to grow demand for traditional foods and beverages such as dried meat and cassava based on an inclusive local sourcing model.

Tata Tannery

Tata processes raw hide sourced from small-scale cattle farmers for export. This venture aims to develop a sustainable supply strategy for leather production.

One Family Health

One Family Health will establish a network of clinics providing healthcare services to the poor in rural, slum and peri-urban areas of Zambia.


The iSchool project aims to provide internet connectivity and online education resources ('e-learning') to Zambian schools on a commercial basis.