"To contribute to economic and social development through the promotion and advocacy of sound economic policies."

Economics Association of Zambia

uneca-eaz-27-october-2016-advertThe 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


FOR DETAILS, CONTACT: 0211 842088, 0977459762, 0211228502 /5 or 0975 154364

E-MAIL: secretariateaz@gmail.com or kangwa-wilkie@un.org

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:



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.




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