Category: Studies


The Zambian economy, as is the case with many economies, is facing the negative impacts of the Covid-19 globalhealth pandemic. Coupled with an already deteriorating macro-economic outlook at the onset…
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COVID-19 AND IMPLICATIONS FOR GENDER: An Analytical Lens of Informal Cross Border Traders and Agriculture.

The overall objective of this study was to explore and understand how COVID-19 affects local livelihoods, using the analytical lens of inform traders (Kasumbalesa) and peri-urban small-scale farmers (Chongwe). This…
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Appraisal of Zambia’s Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining Sector

Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) in Zambia is increasingly becoming an important source of employment for many who cannot get jobs in the formal sector. This sector is perceived by…
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Zambia’s Domestication of the Africa Mining Vision: A GAP ANALYSIS

The study employed a gap analysis to assess the extent to which Zambia’s mining policies and legislation are aligned with the Africa Mining Vision (AMV). The assessment was based on…
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An Assessment of the Production, Profitability and Revenue Generating Capacity of the Tobacco Sub-Sector in Zambia.

Tobacco is a plant product containing nicotine, cellulose, ammonia, and protein. It is believed to be the most consumed harmful product in the world. Among the constituents, tobacco is predominantly…
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Mapping key players within the Tobacco Sub-Sector in Zambia

Tobacco production has in the recent past shifted from the developed world to the developing countries. The United States of America and Europe registered 18% and 40.4% reduction in area…
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Irrigation Agriculture and Small-Scale Farmers Productivity

The challenges posed by climate change are real in Zambia just as much as they area in the rest of the world. They have had the greatest impact on the…
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2019 CTPD’s Economic Outlook for Zambia

This Economic and Trade Policy Outlook considers how global and local factors would affect Zambia Economic growth prospects, macroeconomic stability and sector performance.



CTPD’s Double Taxation Agreement Study

Countries all over the world are increasingly entering into double taxation agreements or Tax treaties primarily to avoid the risk of double taxation. There are over 3,000 bilateral tax treaties…
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