The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) in collaboration with the Economics Association of Zambia (EAZ) will be holding a public discussion on: Fixing our Power crisis: Policies, Partnerships & Investment.
Date: Thursday, 27th October, 2016
Venue: Intercontinental Hotel- Lusaka
Time: 18:00HRS- 20:00HRS
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Most developing countries that are rich in natural resources and are dependent on such resources have generally experienced poor economic performance. A strategy that has been useful in improving the economic performance of such economies is economic diversification. However, employing successful economic diversification strategies has been a challenge for many African Countries. Zambia is one of the African countries that have not been successful in diversifying their economies.
Use the link below to read a report on Diversifying Zambia’s Copperbelt economy.
Zambians go to the polls tomorrow to elect a new president and national assembly.
There have been growing concerns over political violence in the country ahead of the election. For many it is the economy which is key – with rising inflation, a weaker currency and power shortages.
The BBC’s Kennedy Gondwe reports(featuring EAZ National Secretary, Herryman Moono). See link below:
Use the link below to access the presentation made during our joint Public Discussion with IAPRI held on 9th June, 2016 dubbed, Options for Zambia’s Maize and Mealie Meal Industry During El Nino Years”
The Economics Association of Zambia (EAZ) was invited to attend a discussion by the Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ) recently on The potential of the Moringa Tree for Poverty Alleviation and Rural Industrialisation: An Engineer’s Perspective. Click on the link below to read the presentation.