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With the equipment, seed and market linkages facilitated through the Strategic Partnership grant, Jungle Beat is now capable of cleaning, sorting and grading four tons of groundnuts per hour at the Lusaka factory—enough for Jungle Beat to increase its purchase of groundnuts from small-scale farmers by up to 10,000 tons per season.

As a result of the grant, Jungle Beat sourced a $1.8 million USD working capital loan from a local bank (with support from the USAID DCA) to increase purchases from 2,700 metric tons in the previous year to an estimated 7,000 metric tons.

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