Government is in the process of developing a bio fuel strategy which will outline blending points for the commodity.
Energy permanent secretary, Peter Mumba, says government is also in the process of prioritizing the energy bio fuel sector
Mr. Mumba says his ministry is also considering offering incentives to investors in the sector.
He was speaking at the second bio fuel conference in Lusaka.
The three day conference is aimed at addressing policy and regulatory frame work of bio fuels in the country.
Issues of food security and the environment are key on the agenda at the conference.
And Energy deputy minister, Lameck Chibombamilimo, said Zambia has the potential of becoming the leading producer of bio fuels.
And United Nations Development Programme country director, Viola Morgan, said Zambia’s efforts towards meeting targets of the Millennium Development Goals will depend on developments in the energy sector.