• Dr. Pamela Nakamba-Kabaso Executive Director - ZIPAR
    Dr. Pamela Nakamba-Kabaso Executive Director - ZIPAR

    Dr. Pamela Nakamba-Kabaso Executive Director - ZIPAR giving her speech at the 2018 National Budget Analysis Breakfast

  • Mr. Sharack Omol Acting Country Representative-UNICEF
    Mr. Sharack Omol Acting Country Representative-UNICEF

    Mr. Sharack Omol Acting Country Representative-UNICEF giving his speech at the 2018 National Budget Analysis Breakfast

  • Hon. Felix Mutati, MP, Minister of Finance
    Hon. Felix Mutati, MP, Minister of Finance

    Hon. Felix Mutati, MP, Minister of Finance giving his speech at the 2018 National Budget Analysis Breakfast

  • Presentation of the ZIPAR 2018 Budget Analysis report
    Presentation of the ZIPAR 2018 Budget Analysis report

    Hon. Felix Mutati, MP, Minister of Finance receives the 2018 Budget Analysis report from ZIPAR Executive Director Dr. Pamela Nakamba-Kabaso. ZIPAR Research Fellow - Public Finance, Mr. Shebo Nalishebo is seen shaking hands with the Minister after the hand over

  • Discussion panel of Researchers
    Discussion panel of Researchers

    Panel of discussants at the 2018 National Budget Analysis Breakfast. L-R, Mr Chibamba Kanyama (Moderator and Mastor of Ceremony), ZIPAR Research Fellow - Human Development, Mr. Gibosn Masumbu, Research Fellow - Transport and Infrastructure Development, Mr. Zali Chikuba.

  • Dr. Pamela Nakamba-Kabaso presenting the Analysis of the 2018 National Budget
    Dr. Pamela Nakamba-Kabaso presenting the Analysis of the 2018 National Budget

    ZIPAR Executive Director Dr. Pamela Nakamba-Kabaso presenting the Analysis of the 2018 National Budget to the Parliamentary Expanded Committee on Estimates on 9th October 2017

  • MPs following the presentation of the Analysis of the 2018 National Budget
    MPs following the presentation of the Analysis of the 2018 National Budget

    MPs following proceedings during ZIPAR's submission on the Analysis of the 2018 National Budget to the Parliamentary Expanded Committee on Estimates

  • MPs reacting to ZIPAR's submission on the Analysis of the 2018 National Budget
    MPs reacting to ZIPAR's submission on the Analysis of the 2018 National Budget

    MPs reacting to ZIPAR's submission on the Analysis of the 2018 National Budget to the Parliamentary Expanded Committee on Estimates

  • Unplanned spending threaten fiscal fitness

    By Shebo Nalishebo The fiscal consolidation measures put in place in the 2018 Budget are likely to pay dividends if the Government sticks to the set plans. Subsidy cuts on agriculture, fuel and electricity are some of the many factors that will help bring the fiscal deficit on a commitment basis to...
  • 2018 National Budget set to restore Zambian economy, but serious questions raised about increased deficit and debt burden

    The Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (ZIPAR) has welcomed the Government’s 2018 budget, which it says has chartered a course for accelerating fiscal fitness and putting the Zambian economy back on the path of robust sustained and inclusive growth and development.
  • Zambia Fires-Up for a National Fire Policy

    By Zali Chikuba The announcement of the development of a national fire and rescue service policy and procurement of 42 fire tenders by the Minister of Local Government, Honourable Vincent Mwale carried in the July 18, 2017 edition of the Zambia Daily Mail should be soothing to many.
  • ZIPAR Revisits 2017 Pledges in Anticipation of the 2018 Budget

    By Caesar Cheelo In the aftermath of the 2017 Budget Speech that was read on 11th November 2016, ZIPAR observed that that budget was well-linked to "Zambia Plus", the medium-term economic recovery programme that was later termed the Economic Stabilisation and Growth Programme (ESGP).

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