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Invitation for Registration of Suppliers

CTPD invites reputable and eligible companies to express interest in registering as suppliers of Goods and Services listed below for an initial period of 1 year. DOWNLOAD TERMS OF REFERENCES

Reflecting on COP28: Insights into Global Climate Governance.

IN DECEMBER 2023, the world’s focus turned to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the 28thConference of Parties (COP28). The summit marked a milestone in the ongoing global…
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A Closer Look at the G20 Common Framework’s Principle of Comparability of Treatment – Part 2

In our previous opinion piece, we delved into the principle of Comparability of Treatment (CoT) and why it poses challenges for Zambia’s ongoing debt restructuring efforts. The discussion highlighted how…
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CENTRAL BANK’S TIGHTER MONEY POLICIES THREATEN PRIVATE SECTOR EXPANSION, WARNS CTPD.

The Centre for Trade Policy and Development (CTPD) is concerned over the Bank of Zambia’s recent policy action which significantly raises the statutory reserve ratio (SRR) for commercial banks. Announced…
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A Closer Look at the G20 Common Framework’s Principle Comparability of Treatment.

Zambia’s debt restructuring process within the G20 Common Framework has extended over three years. While a memorandum of understanding (MoU) covering US$6.3 billion was signed with the Official Creditor Committee…
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Understanding the African Continental Free Trade Area and Intra-African (AfCFTA) Trade for Zambian Agricultural Commodities – (Part 2)

ON Monday last week, we explored how the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreementoffers Africa opportunities to unlock its economic potential for inclusive growth and sustainable development by establishing…
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CTPD CALLS FOR MORE COLLABORATION IN AREAS OF RESEARCH ANDDATA SHARING TO ENHANCE EVIDENCE BASED ENVIRONMENTALPOLICIES.

The Centre for Trade Policy and Development (CTPD) Applauds ZANACO, Worldview Institute, and Bridging Gap Solutions for collaborative efforts in Environmental Conservation. DOWNLOAD FULL ARTICLE HERE

Understanding the African Continental Free Trade Area and Intra-African Trade in Agricultural Commodities

In this week’s column, we look at the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and the implications it has for Intra-Africa trade in agricultural commodities. DOWNLOAD FULL ARTICLE HERE

CTPD URGES GOVERNMENT TO FURTHER STRENGTHEN CDF GUIDELINES

The current state of the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) guidelines prompts the Centre for Trade Policy and Development (CTPD) to call upon the governments further consideration, specifically in mine host…
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UNDERSTANDING THE ACCESS TO INFORMATION ACT: A CATALYST FOR GOOD GOVERNANCE AND ACCOUNTABILITY OR A MERE DUTY FULFILLMENT – Part 2

In last week’s Monday Opinion, we began our discussion on the salient provisions of the Access to Information (ATI) Act of 2023. In this week’s Opinion we continue our discussion…
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