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Delivery of Farming inputs in Agricultural strongholds

Agriculture plays an important role in the lives of many Zambians. The sector provides employment for approximately 70% of the labor force in Zambia. It is estimated that approximately 1.6 million small-scale farms and about 1,000 large-scale farms characterize the sector. This farming population is clustered in two principal areas: In central Zambia: The area […]

PMRC Policy Analysis of the Non Governmental Organisation Act No. 16 of 2009

The Non-Governmental Organisations’ (NGO) Act No. 16 of 2009 was enacted by the Zambia Parliament on the 26th of August, 2009. The major objectives of this Act are to: Provide for the coordination and regulation of NGO’s. To establish the Non-Governmental Organisations’ Registration Board (the NGO Board) and the Zambia Congress of Non-Governmental Organisations (the […]

Wealth and Jobs Series Policy Brief

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 […]