• The beginning of a beautiful friendship
    The beginning of a beautiful friendship

    A group photo of members of the Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (ZIPAR) and the Malawi Public Policy Research and Analysis Project (MPPRAP)

  • Dr. Grace Kumchulesi making a presentation
    Dr. Grace Kumchulesi making a presentation

    Dr. Grace Kumchulesi of the Malawi Public Policy Research and Analysis Project (MPPRAP) makes a presentation of the overview of MPPRAP

  • Dr. Kabaso makes a presentation on ZIPAR
    Dr. Kabaso makes a presentation on ZIPAR

    ZIPAR Executive Director Dr. Pamela Kabaso gives a presention on the structure and operrations of ZIPAR

  • Dr. Grace Kumchulesi following the presentation
    Dr. Grace Kumchulesi following the presentation

    Dr. Grace Kumchulesi of the Malawi Public Policy Research and Analysis Project (MPPRAP) following the presentation made by the ZIPAR Executive Director.

  • ZIPAR Executive Director presenting 2017 budget analysis
    ZIPAR Executive Director presenting 2017 budget analysis

    ZIPAR Executive Director Dr. Pamela Nakamba-Kabaso presenting 2017 budget analysis to Parliamentary Budget Committee

  • Members of Parliament question ZIPAR researchers
    Members of Parliament question ZIPAR researchers

    A Member of Parliament posing a question to ZIPAR during the 2017 budget analysis presentation to Parliamentary Committee on Estimates 21 November 2016

  • Members of Parliament taking notes
    Members of Parliament taking notes

    Members of Parliament taking notes during 2017 budget analysis presentation to Parliamentary Committee on Estimates

  • ZIPAR Researchers taking turns to answer questions
    ZIPAR Researchers taking turns to answer questions

    ZIPAR Researchers taking turns to answer questions from Members of Parliament during the 2017 budget presentation to the Parliamentary Committee on Estimates

  • ZIPAR researcher presenting a poster on the Supermarkets study
    ZIPAR researcher presenting a poster on the Supermarkets study

    ZIPAR Research Fellow, Mr. Francis Ziba Presenting a poster on the Supermarkets study at the UNU-WIDER and the National Treasury Conference in South Africa

  • ZIPAR researcher presents a poster on the Supermarkets study
    ZIPAR researcher presents a poster on the Supermarkets study

    ZIPAR Associate Researcher, Ms Mwanda Phiri presents a poster on the Supermarkets study at the UNU-WIDER and the National Treasury Conference in South Africa

  • ZIPAR Executive Director presents to Members of Parliament
    ZIPAR Executive Director presents to Members of Parliament

    ZIPAR Executive Director presents the Budgetry Implications of the Maize, Fuel and Electricity Subsidies to the Parliamentary Budget Committee on 18.01.2017

  • Members of Parliament pose a question for ZIPAR researchers
    Members of Parliament pose a question for ZIPAR researchers

    Honourable Member of Parliament Mr. F.C. Chaatila pauses a question to the ZIPAR researchers during the presentation to the Parliamentary Budget Committee on 18.01.2017

  • ZIPAR researcher responding to a question during the presentation
    ZIPAR researcher responding to a question during the presentation

    ZIPAR Research Fellow Mr. Shebo Nalishebo responds to a question posed by a Member of Parliament during the submission before the Parliamentary Budget Committee on 18.01.2017

  • Chairman of the Parliamentary Budget Committee following deliberations
    Chairman of the Parliamentary Budget Committee following deliberations

    The Chairman of the Budget Committee, Mr. M. Simfukwe takes down notes during the submissions made by ZIPAR researchers on the Fiscal Decentralisation of the Budget Process and the Budget Implications of the Maize, Fuel & Electircity Subsidies. Date 18.01.2017

  • ZIPAR researcher responding to a question from Members of Parliament
    ZIPAR researcher responding to a question from Members of Parliament

    ZIPAR Research Fellow, Mr. Felix Mwenge responds to a quesion on Fiscal Decentralisation of the Budget Porcess during the submission to the Parliamentary Budget Committee on 18.01.2017

  • Member of Parliament poses a question for ZIPAR researchers
    Member of Parliament poses a question for ZIPAR researchers

    Honourable Member of Parliament Mr. M.N Kafwaya poses a question to the ZIPAR researchers following their submissions before the Parliamentary Budget Committee on 18.01.2017

  • ZIPAR Senior Research Fellow giving feedback to questions posed
    ZIPAR Senior Research Fellow giving feedback to questions posed

    ZIPAR Senior Research Fellow, Mr. Caesar Cheelo responding to questions posed during the submission to the Parliamentary Budget Committee on 18.01.2017

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