Economic Policy Resource Centre

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Economic Policy Resource Centre

 

The Economic Policy Resource Centre (EPRC) is an open-access online information exchange system for economic research and policy outputs from Southern Africa. The EPRC is designed to bring together previously disparate resources on economic policy produced both within Africa, as well as internationally. Resources from academic, non-governmental, and governmental institutions are searchable through a state-of-the-art database system, freely available to all researchers and their institutions worldwide.

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  • REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA (Ministry of Finance, 2018-11-05)
    This is Volume II of the 2019 National Budget, which contains the Output Based Budget (OBB), with the Activity Based Budget (ABB) being Volume I. As Government is transitioning from the ABB system to a more performance ...
  • FINANCIAL INTELLIGENCE CENTRE (FINANCIAL INTELLIGENCE CENTRE, 2017)
    The objective of this report is to assist and sensitise AML/CFT stakeholders and the public on the existing, continuing and emerging trends in ML/TF. The report also aims to influence policy formulation and assist ...
  • Samboko, Paul C; Mushimba, Fredrick M (Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute (IAPRI), 2017-10)
    Zambia has experienced a weakening of the macroeconomic situation since mid-2015. The Kwacha has weakened (though recently began to rebound), inflation has increased, and the national budgetary position is weaker than it ...
  • Machina, Henry; Sambo, Jairos; Nzila, Mooya (Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute (IAPRI), 2017-12)
    The Zambian Government has committed to rolling out the electronic voucher (e-voucher), or electronic Farmer Input Support Programme (e-FISP), countrywide in the 2017/18 farming season. The advantages of the e-voucher are ...
  • Mukuka, Rhoda Mofya; Sambo, Jairos; Kuhlgatz, Christian H (Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute (IAPRI), 2017-10)
    Food insecurity and malnutrition in rural parts of Zambia have remained a big challenge despite the country achieving self-sufficiency in production of a wide variety of food. Micronutrient intake at household level is ...
  • Namonje, Thelma Kapembwa; Samboko, Paul (Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute (IAPRI), 2017-09)
    The fisheries industry in Zambia has gained recognition as an important sector in terms of its contribution to food, nutritional security, and employment creation. The sector is comprised of both the capture and aquaculture ...
  • Kabwe, Stephen; Nzila, Mooya; Sambo, Jairos (Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute (IAPRI), 2017-11)
    Africa has huge potential for trade, both locally and globally, due to its natural resource and agricultural opportunities. However, there are major local and regional impediments to trade, these have slowed down its ...
  • Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute. (Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute (IAPRI), 2017-12)
    The proposed amendments to the FRA Act are deeply concerning. Taken, they move the FRA’s mandate from that of a strategic reserve institution to that of a trader and exporter in the market place. This flies in the face of ...
  • Hichaambwa, Munguzwe; Munthali, Nyamwaya (Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute (IAPRI), 2015-12)
    Smallholder horticultural supply chains in Zambia have suffered not only from dysfunctional wholesale market ownership and management systems but also the lack of reliable market information systems that can inform supply ...
  • Mukuka, Rhoda Mofya; Mofu, Musonda (Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute (IAPRI), 2016-06)
    The paper's focus on the status of hunger and malnutrition in Zambia provides a review of the methods and indicators used to determine undernourishment, hunger and malnutrition. Using secondary data and published survey ...
  • Shula, Alexander Kefi; Mukuka, Rhoda Mofya (Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute (IAPRI), 2015-08)
    The paper focuses on the status, management and challenges of the fisheries sector in Zambia. Using qualitative and quantitative data collected from the Department of Fisheries and Central Statistics Office, the paper's ...
  • Smith, Gregory; Chinzara, Zivanemoyo (THE WORLD BANK 1818 H Street NW Washington, DC 20433 USA., 2017-06)
    This report aims to give a guide for the country to help it make a shift to fiscal fitness, it particularly focused on public spending and investment in agriculture. It also suggested four main ideas for fiscal fitness ...
  • Smith, Gregory; Chinzara, Zivanemoyo; Jessen, Lars (THE WORLD BANK 1818 H Street NW Washington, DC 20433 USA., 2017-12)
    This paper focuses on sustainable borrowing and improved debt management. And thus, it looks at ways to improve debt management in order to ensure that economic growth has sustainable foundations and that borrowed money ...
  • Smith, Gregory; Chinzara, Zivanemoyo (THE WORLD BANK 1818 H Street NW Washington, DC 20433 USA., 2017-12)
    This paper looks at how Zambia can raise revenue for Economic recovery. It intends to find ways of improving revenue collection so that economic recovery will be expedited, growth itself can be made more inclusive to support ...
  • Roger, Lionel; Smith, Gregory; Morrissey, Oliver (THE WORLD BANK 1818 H Street NW Washington, DC 20433 USA., 2017-06)
    This paper investigates the dynamics between the exchange rate and consumer price inflation in Zambia. The analysis uses a structural vector autoregression, with quarterly data for 1995–2014 and a combination of short-run ...
  • Ministry of Finance (Ministry of Finance Economic Management Department Chimanga Road P.O. Box 50062 Lusaka, ZAMBIA, 2017)
    This National Financial Inclusion Strategy (NFIS) paper provides a road-map to further accelerate our financial inclusion journey in Zambia by setting forth a series of specific, delineated, and sequenced actions for a ...
  • REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA (Ministry of Finance Economic, Lusaka, ZAMBIA., 2017-09)
    This paper aims to link Government’s medium term development goals, as tabulated in the Seventh National Development Plan (7NDP), to their budgetary implications within the current fiscal environment.
  • Ministry of Finance (Ministry of Finance Economic Management Department Chimanga Road P.O. Box 50062 Lusaka, ZAMBIA., 2017)
    This paper looks at Zambia's financial sector policy that can harness development of the counrty
  • Nicole, Mason. M; Jayne, T. S; Mukuka, Mofya Rhoda (Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute (IAPRI), 2013-08)
    This paper reviews the design and implementation of FISP and GRZ’s other input subsidy programs since structural adjustment, synthesizes the empirical evidence to date on the targeting and effects of the programs, and ...
  • National Assembly of Zambia (National Assembly of Zambia, 2017-11)
    This is the 2018 National Budget speech presented by Minister of Finance Hon. Felix Mutati to parliament.

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