Author: Matthews Lungu

Mapping Zambia’s progress towards domesticating the WHO framework Convention on Tobacco Control -Part 2

Even though tobacco has continued to kill approximately 7 million people annually, the tobacco industry still exerts a relentless push to sell close to 6 trillion cigarettes per year. To achieve this, the industry engages in several activities and strategies ranging from initiating new users and promoting cultivation to developing tactics to interfere with tobacco…
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Mainstreaming Gender for Enhanced COVID-19 Rural Livelihood Recovery in Zambia

COVID-19 pandemic has revealed the role and importance of women in driving livelihood and resilience, particularly in agricultural settings. Pandemic-related restrictions have affected agricultural livelihoods whilst exposing inequalities across gender. Frequently cited statistics show, across sub-Saharan Africa, women contribute 60–80% of labour, producing food for household consumption and for sale. In Zambia, the agricultural sector…
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Enhancing Health Financing through Tobacco Taxation

The burden of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in Zambia is on the rise, with 29% of all deaths attributable to NCDs. Given that NCDs are lifestyle diseases, this is a significantly high proportion, particularly since most of these diseases can be reduced by attending to the four main behavioral risk factors for NCDs which are tobacco…
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POLICY BRIEF ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF SMOKE-FREE LAWS IN ZAMBIA

Second-hand exposure to tobacco smoke has been linked to several health outcomes such as respiratory infections, ischemic heart disease, lung cancer, and asthma. Globally, about a third of the population is exposed to the harmful effects of smoking resulting in over 600,000 deaths every year.

REFLECTIONS ON ZAMBIA’S ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE FOR THE YEAR 2021

The year 2021 has been an eventful one with several notable developments in the global and domestic economy. The Centre for Trade Policy and Development (CTPD) gives an account of some of the highlights of the year that informed performance and yet to influence growth in 2022.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

JOB TITLE: LEGAL RESEARCHER The legal researcher will take an active lead in identifying funding opportunities, work with the Head of Research to actualize the opportunities, he/ she will be expected to deliver presentations to varying audiences (Local & International).

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

JOB TITLE: RECEPTIONIST REPORTING TO: HEAD OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION The job holder will handle receptionist and clerical duties at the front desk of our main entrance. Being the “face” of the organization, the ideal candidate will provide a courteous and hospitable reception desk for all visitors and staff, ensuring that the visitors are attended…
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The Role of Adjudicative Tribunals in Providing Speedy Adjudication: The Case of the Competition and Consumer Protection Tribunal (CCPT) of Zambia

By Simon Ng’ona University of Lusaka, simon.ngona@unilus.ac.zm ABSTRACT This study focuses on the role and performance of ADR, specifically adjudicative tribunals, in addressing the challenge of inundation and delay in dispute settlement processes in traditional courts in Zambia. The study, whilst using the CCPT as a yardstick, uses a mixed methodological approach of descriptive and…
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ZAMBIA-CHINA Trade Relations

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