Author: Matthews Lungu

ZAMBIA-CHINA Trade Relations

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Collective Marketing can Reduces the Cost of Getting Agricultural Products

Collective Marketing can reduces the cost of getting Agricultural products to the market whilst improving small-holder bargaining power and incomes.This key message is drawn from our Trade and Development study dubbed” Agriculture Marketing and Financing in Zambia” #CTPD Development through Trade!!!

Private sector involvement in Agriculture Marketing

Private sector involvement in Agriculture Marketing and credit supply is crucial in driving sector growth.This key message is drawn from our Trade and Development study dubbed” Agriculture Marketing and Financing in Zambia” #CTPD Development through Trade!!!

Construction of Storage Facilities

Government should consider direct construction of storage facilities to enhance local-level bulking possibilities for smallholder farmers.This key message is drawn from our Trade and Development study dubbed” Agriculture Marketing and Financing in Zambia”#CTPD Development through Trade!!!

Launch of Analysis of the Financial Intelligence Centre (Amendment)Act No. 16 of 2020

The overall objective of this analysis was to examine the provisions of the Financial Intelligence Centre (Amendment) Act No. 16 of 2020 and assess the ramifications or impact of the amendments. The provisions which include enhanced cooperation between the FIC and law enforcement agencies and supervisory authorities as well as empowering of the FIC to…
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Working Towards a Stable and Competitive Mining Tax Administration System

Last Week CTPD Senior Researcher Public Finance Dr Gabriel Pollen moderated a panel discussion themed” working towards a stable and competitive Mining Tax administration system at the Just ended Zambia Mining Indaba organized by the Ministry of Mines and Ministry of Finance with support from CTPD and Oxfam.

THE 2021 ZAMBIA MINING INDABA OFFICIALLY OPENS

Republican President Edgar Lungu says Government is determined to resolve policy and regulatory issues that investors have raised regarding investment in the mining industry.President Lungu also says there is need to develop a simplified mining tax administration as this will make it easy for Government to verify and audit Mining firms’ reported profits and losses.He…
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CTPD LAUNCHES STATE OF THE ECONOMY BRIEF

The Centre for Trade Policy and Development this morning launched its first ever Economic brief quarter one highlights and prospects for the second quarter.According to the brief, the macroeconomic outlook for the first quarter of 2021 seems to be abysmal, partly suggestive that the long journey to economic recovery is perhaps still at the take-off…
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Community Participation in Natural Resource Governance

Maamba, Southern Province– CTPD Head of Research Mr Boyd Muleya says there is need to legalize the Natural Resource Watch Groups as this is key in authenticating their legitimacy and ensure successful stakeholder engagement. Making a presentation on Community participation in Natural Resource Governance at a capacity building training organized by CTPD and OXFAM Zambia,…
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