This Policy Brief (PB) sets out the linkages that exist within the mining and other sectors in Zambia and provides recommendations on how they might be strengthened. It argues that the development of these linkages can enhance production, growth, job creation and poverty reduction. The PB illustrates these linkages by conducting a cross sectional analysis of other countries’ deliberate initiatives and policies to utilize the mining sector to strengthen and support other industries. As a basis of best practice, Zambia’s State Owned Enterprise (SOE), Nitrogen Chemical of Zambia (NCZ) is used as an example to demon- strate how linkages can reinforce and have a positive domino effect on other economic sectors.