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The National Council for Construction (NCC) has commissioned the Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (ZIPAR) to undertake a Survey of the Zambian Construction Industry. This is in accordance with its mandate to capture vital statistics of the construction industry in order to elicit effective regulation, performance monitoring and evaluation of the industry. The scope of this survey is however limited to NCC registered firms.
A new report highlights the importance of "Multidimensional poverty as a basis for formulating poverty reduction policies". Lack of access to clean Energy and secondary school education attainment remained part of the biggest contributors to acute p [ ... ]Read More
The impact of the recent Zambian economic slowdown on both businesses and the public is revealed for the first time in research commissioned by the Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (ZIPAR) as part of its flagship More and Better Jobs [ ... ]Read More
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