Category: Press Statements

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

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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TACKLING INEQUALITY AND POVERTY IN ZAMBIA’S CHALLENGINGECONOMIC LANDSCAPE

As the year 2023 draws to a close, an examination of Zambia’s economic landscape reveals anation grappling with a multitude of macroeconomic challenges. These issues, including thesoaring cost of living,…
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CTPD’S ANALYSIS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE 2024 NATIONAL BUDGET.

The 2024 National Budget marks a significant milestone as it represents the third budget under the UPND administration, and also follows Zambia’s Debt Restructuring Agreement with Bilateral Creditors under the…
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CTPD’S ANALYSIS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE 2024 NATIONAL BUDGET.

The 2024 National Budget marks a significant milestone as it represents the third budget under the UPND administration, and also follows Zambia’s Debt Restructuring Agreement with Bilateral Creditors under the…
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CTPD CALLS FOR AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUENCY DEVELOPMENT FUND ACT FOR EFFECTIVE DECENTRALIZATION AND UTILIZATION OF CDF.

In a bid to foster equitable development and empower local communities, the Centre for Trade Policy and Development (CTPD) calls upon Government to prioritise the amendment of the Constituency Development…
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CENTRE FOR TRADE POLICY AND DEVELOPMENT (CTPD)’S EXPECTATIONS AS PARLIAMENT OPENS TOMORROW

As the nation awaits the President’s address to parliament, the Centre for Trade Policy and Development (CTPD) has several expectations and key concerns that should be addressed in the forthcoming…
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CTPD CONCERNED WITH IMPLEMENTATION OF THE CONSTITUENCY DEVELOPMENT FUND OUTSIDE THE INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT PLANS

As Zambia strives to make its public debt sustainable, it becomes imperative to scrutinize theperformance of taxation as a pivotal instrument for domestic resource mobilization. Thisapproach is crucial to curb…
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REFLECTIONS ON THE PERFORMANCE OF THE ECONOMY WITHIN THE FIRST HALF OF THE YEAR

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CTPD URGES GOVERNMENT TO BOOST PACRA’S RESOURCING FOR ACCURATE BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP INFORMATION.

The 2022 Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) Trends Report highlights a concerning trend of incorporating companies with obscured beneficial ownership for illicit activities and externalizing funds. Such activities fly in the…
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