Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research
  • Discussion panellists at the 2017 budget analysis breakfast
    Discussion panellists at the 2017 budget analysis breakfast

    Open discussion panellists at the ZIPAR 2017 Budget analysis breakfast. L-R; Mr. Gibson Masumbu (Research Fellow - Human Development, ZIPAR), Mr. Caesar Cheelo (Snr Research Fellow - Macro Economics and Monetary Policy, ZIPAR), Mr. Joseph Simumba (Research Fellow - Trade and Investments, ZIPAR), Mr. Kingsley Chanda (Commissionor General - Zambia Revenue Authority) and Mr. Zali Chikuba (Research Fellow - Transport and Infrastructure Development, ZIPAR)

  • ZIPAR Research Fellow - Public Finance, Mr. Shebo Nalishebo presents the analysis of the budget
    ZIPAR Research Fellow - Public Finance, Mr. Shebo Nalishebo presents the analysis of the budget

    ZIPAR Research Fellow - Public Finance, Mr. Shebo Nalishebo presents the analysis of the budget during the Budget analysis breakfast

  • Secretary to the Treasury gives his speech
    Secretary to the Treasury gives his speech

    Secretary to the Treasury, Mr Fredson Yamba gives his speech at the ZIPAR Budget Analysis breakfast

  • ZIPAR Executive Director gives speech at the ZIPAR Budget Analysis Breakfast
    ZIPAR Executive Director gives speech at the ZIPAR Budget Analysis Breakfast

    ZIPAR Executive Director, Dr. Pamela Nakamba-Kabaso gives speech at the ZIPAR Budget Analysis Breakfast

  • UNICEF Zambia Country representative gives speech
    UNICEF Zambia Country representative gives speech

    UNICEF Zambia Country representative Dr. Hamid El-Bashir Ibrahim gives his speech at the ZIPAR Budget Analysis Breakfast

  • Presentation of the budget analysis report
    Presentation of the budget analysis report

    ZIPAR Executinve Director, Dr. Pamela Nakamba-Kabaso presents the 2017 Budget analysis report to the Secretary to the Treasury, Mr. Fredson Yamba.

  • ZIPAR 2017 Budget Analysis report unveiled
    ZIPAR 2017 Budget Analysis report unveiled

    Secretary to the Treasury Mr. Fredson Yamba shows off the 2017 Budget Analysis by ZIPAR as well as the collaborative Analytical Brief done by ZIPAR and UNICEF.

  • 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 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 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

Attaining Fiscal Fitness
07 Dec 2016

By Florence Banda-Muleya As the Honourable Minister of Finance read out the 2017 budget speech on 11th November, he echoed the theme Restoring Fiscal Fitness for Sustained Inclusive Growth and Development several times. What does fiscal fitness mean [ ... ]

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2017 National Budget welcomed as realistic, but serious questions raised about increased Government ...
16 Nov 2016

The Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (ZIPAR) has welcomed the Government’s 2017 budget, which it says is realistic in the face of current challenging economic conditions. Overall, the budget presents some conservative and more  [ ... ]

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What is Happening to Inflation?
02 Nov 2016

In recent days, there has been some confusion about inflation in Zambia. On 27th October 2016, the Central Statistical Office (CSO) announced a 6.4 percentage-point drop in the annual rate of inflation from 18.9% in September to 12.5% in October. So [ ... ]

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Reversing rising income inequality in Zambia
14 Sep 2016

By Felix Mwenge The 2015 Living Conditions Monitoring Survey report has revealed that the gap between the rich and the poor in Zambia is widening. Zambia’s Gini coefficient now stands at 0.69 up from 0.60 in 2010; much higher than the African  [ ... ]

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Lack of access to clean energy and secondary school education are part of the biggest contributors t...
02 Aug 2016

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 [ ... ]

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Economic slowdown hits jobs in Zambia, but the worst may be over – ZIPAR research reveals
30 Jun 2016

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 [ ... ]

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