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The International Growth Centre (IGC) Zambia in collaboration with the Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (ZIPAR) and the Just-Jobs Network (JJN) cordially invite you to the launch of the Job-Rich Urbanisation Study Report titled "Promoting Job-Rich Urbanisation in Zambia". The launch will take place on Thursday 16 June 2016 at 07:30 at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Lusaka.
Zambia’s city populations are expanding at an average rate of nearly 4 percent per year and it is projected that Zambia must create 1.2 million new urban jobs by 2025 and 2.8 million by 2035. A report published today by ZIPAR, the Internationa [ ... ]Read More
The Minister of Agriculture's decisions to expand national strategic food reserves of maize and to suspend maize exports are both commendable and timely. The decision, which comes in the wake of the El Niño related drought in Eastern and South [ ... ]Read More
By Caesar Cheelo How are economic policies crafted? How are they implemented? Whose responsibility is it to champion good economic management through the implementation of sound policies? I tend to think that all these issues ultimately depend on t [ ... ]Read More
By Felix Mwenge and Tamara Billima In the face of the economic slowdown, Zambia’s ‘jobs challenge’ is becoming more pressing. One big, but too often neglected, part of the response must be a focus on the smallest enterprises.Read More