Economy

Arranged in order of latest update

inprogress
Improve the business environment and reduce the cost of doing business for the private sectorRead More
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Transform Zambia into a regional hub for road, rail and air logisticsRead More
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Promote appropriate mechanisation of agriculture to enhance growth and productivityRead More
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Ensure various arts disciplines are engaged for job creation and support business opportunitiesRead More
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Review the laws governing land, and the way land is allocated to Zambians and non-ZambiansRead More
inprogress
Improve access to capital for the modernisation of agricultureRead More
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Increase funding and personnel for agricultural extension servicesRead More
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Establish a policy and plan to facilitate local ownership and participation in miningRead More
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Harmonise the trade policy with the industrial, commercial, immigration and foreign policiesRead More
inprogress
Promote PPPs and FDI in the transportation sectorRead More
not commenced
Promote the establishment of permanent agro dealer networksRead More
inprogress
Provide targeted farm input packages to vulnerable groups of small-scale farmersRead More
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Improve economic and fiscal governance through the strengthening of regulationsRead More
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Promote the digital economy and advance knowledge and skillsRead More
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Increase budgetary allocations to social protection, including addressing the plight of pensionersRead More
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Modernise, integrate and commercialise the airports and maximise the return investments from aviationRead More
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Develop pricing mechanisms that favour Zambians and off-season marketingRead More
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Establish agro-input manufacturing industries in partnership with the private sector to produce seed, fertilizer, and toolsRead More
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Promote small and medium scale agro- based and non-agricultural industriesRead More
implemented
Restructure the fuel supply model to ensure fuel security and remove middle menRead More
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Implement a Renewable Energy Investment Plan to improve the energy mixRead More
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Broaden the formal employment base to ensure workers are protected by the law and have access to pension and health systemsRead More
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Develop and rehabilitate communal infrastructureRead More
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Accelerate the integration of transmission projects to improve access to regional power marketsRead More
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Correct the indiscriminate use of land and poor development practices by promoting orderly land managementRead More
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Improve public information services on meteorological events and market informationRead More
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Diversify the geography of large-scale electricity generation sourcesRead More
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Promote tourism diversificationRead More
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Bring advanced technology to border post managementRead More
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Undertake a major mining sector policy reform including tax policy and administration reformRead More
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Ensure a disciplined land market and effective, efficient land administration and management systemsRead More
implemented
Implement programmes to improve youth and women's access to landRead More
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Enhance agricultural diversification and mitigate natural shocks by growing drought-resistant cropsRead More
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Enhance mining output monitoring and oversight mechanisms and technologiesRead More
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Improve regulatory frameworks and remove administrative barriers to business entry and operationsRead More
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Invest in research to develop new technologies relevant to developmentRead More
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Strengthen tax policy and administration to broaden the tax baseRead More
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Promote MSME development at the community levelRead More
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Improve data collection of tourism-related statisticsRead More
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Ensure consultative PSD reform process with local partners from both the public and private sectorsRead More
implemented
Create a robust tourism marketing strategyRead More
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Ensure higher prioritisation of public investments in rural transportation networks, systems and infrastructure servicesRead More
inprogress
Partner with the private sector to ease access to and ensure availability of low-cost finance to farmersRead More
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Create an enabling environment supported by strong regulation for development of the financial sector and a digital economyRead More
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Provide financing, establish industrial parks and reserve government contracts for MSME manufacturing firmsRead More
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Apply science and technology to all aspects of governmentRead More
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Support better management and investment in Science and Technology InstitutionsRead More
inprogress
Increase youth and women's access to farm inputs and agricultural technologyRead More
inprogress
Strengthen the agro-value chainsRead More
not commenced
Streamline tax incentives and maximise in-country capital retentionRead More
not commenced
Enact strong investment banking regulationsRead More
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Actualize the abundant job, innovation and business opportunities in the arts sectorRead More
not commenced
Establish policies and regulatory frameworks around energy supplies and property rightsRead More
inprogress
Develop national export trade strategies as central to national development and mainstream trade policyRead More
not commenced
Modernise and strengthen capacities of our key revenue administration institutionsRead More
not commenced
Address the proliferation of regulatory and licensing fees that increase compliance costs and corruptionRead More
not commenced
Broaden the tax baseRead More
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Remove several regressive tax elements that favour high-income taxpayers at the expense of low-income householdsRead More
not commenced
Target revenue mobilisation efforts towards consumption taxes and property taxesRead More
not commenced
Develop revenue mobilisation systems both at sub-national and national government levelRead More
not commenced
Put in place export financing support instruments to support Zambian businessesRead More
not commenced
Undertake awareness campaigns on market access initiatives and quality standardsRead More
not commenced
Establish an independent office of the Auditor of Public ProcurementRead More
not commenced
Ensure contracts management is supported by adequate monitoring and trainingRead More
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Publish on an e-platform the contract awards notices, bid details and selection rationaleRead More
not commenced
Introduce legislation that widens the scope, and lowers the cost of financial servicesRead More
not commenced
Strengthen the linkages between budget execution and procurementRead More
not commenced
Enforce the legal framework against fraud and corruption, enhance transparency and improve competitionRead More
not commenced
Establish a robust and independent complaints review mechanismRead More
not commenced
Strengthen public investment management, project selection and financingRead More
not commenced
Create an autonomous national debt management officeRead More
inprogress
Ensure transparency and accountability in procurement and reporting of public debtRead More
not commenced
Tighten the oversight role of parliament in debt contractionRead More
inprogress
Streamline the reporting of public debt and ensure full disclosureRead More
not commenced
Enact legislation aimed at improving the corporate governance environment in the countryRead More
not commenced
Introduce targeted policy incentives to attract large capital inflowsRead More
not commenced
Ensure fiscal discipline and minimise government borrowing in the local marketRead More
not commenced
Amend existing laws relating to illicit financial flowsRead More
not commenced
Ensure policy linkages with education to build a skilled labour marketRead More
inprogress
Strengthen the capacity and autonomy of the central bank (Bank of Zambia)Read More
inprogress
Create an enabling macroeconomic environment, strengthen the public agencies that support private sector development and enhance public-private dialogueRead More
not commenced
Consult with all key stakeholders in addressing the various challenges affecting the growth of the manufacturing industryRead More
not commenced
Reformulate and implement a well-balanced MSME development policyRead More
not commenced
Strengthen academic credentials for the hospitality industryRead More
not commenced
Strengthen partnerships with other countries to improve wildlife populationsRead More
not commenced
Maintain museums and restore information on cultural and natural heritageRead More
not commenced
Tighten regulations for hunting, processing, sale, import and export of wild animals and trophiesRead More
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Enhance community involvement and benefit of Game Management Areas (GMAs) through Community Resource BoardsRead More
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Establish public policies and investment strategies for local ownership and operation of tourism service and enterprisesRead More
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Open up the northern tourism circuit (Northern, Luapula and Muchinga provinces)Read More
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Ensure each province has an international airport which attract use by domestic and foreign airlines and transform into a regional tourist and transit hubRead More
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Create an interdependent relationship for home grown solutions, and generate highly skilled and paying jobsRead More
inprogress
Maintain a stable economic landscape to reduce cost of doing businessRead More
not commenced
Introduce legislative and financial incentives to reward innovative technological solutionsRead More
not commenced
Support the development of science and technology industriesRead More
not commenced
Place arts and culture practice under the Ministry of ArtsRead More
not commenced
Include communities and investors when developing agreements with the GovernmentsRead More
not commenced
Establish a National Supplier Development Policy for the mining industryRead More
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Promote small-scale miningRead More
inprogress
Extend the copper value chain, and promote exploration and processing of gemstones and industrial mineralsRead More
not commenced
Establish balance payments, co-ordination and coherence between trade-in-services and monetary policiesRead More
not commenced
Enhance coherence between transport policy and trade, commercial and industrial policiesRead More
not commenced
Ensure an effective policy for guaranteeing the full participation of local private transporters in the transport sectorRead More
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Ensure an effective transport policy to allow fair distribution and access in the sector through transparent and impartial practicesRead More
inprogress
Restructure ZESCO to improve operations, autonomy and efficiencyRead More
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Extend the grid network and deploy off-grid electrification solutions to rural areasRead More
not commenced
Minimise transmission and distribution losses and enhance electricity network reliabilityRead More
not commenced
De-risk investments in communal infrastructure and scale up investments in off-grid solutionsRead More
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Organise women and youth into farmer cooperatives and other social solidarity initiativesRead More
not commenced
Ensure a cost-reflective and steady tariff when investing in energyRead More
not commenced
Develop suitable credit and finance facilities for youth and womenRead More
not commenced
Encourage value chain addition and agro-processingRead More
not commenced
Establish an agrarian financing bankRead More
not commenced
Prioritise the grading of rural roadsRead More
not commenced
Promote farmer clubs and agricultural cooperativesRead More
inprogress
Delivery of targeted tax incentives for start-ups to cover the first three yearsRead More
not commenced
Pilot community-owned commercial farming enterprises in each districtRead More
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Revive and strengthen farmer training and research institutesRead More
not commenced
Review and update the extension policy and strategy to serve the different groups of farmersRead More
not commenced
Partner with banks and insurance companies to develop insurance products for farmersRead More
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Increase the irrigable acreage to ensure sustained food securityRead More
not commenced
Establish a Youth Entrepreneurial Services Development ProgramRead More
not commenced
Establish the Zambia Enterprise Development (ZED) initiativeRead More
not commenced
Formation of MSME Community Savings and Loans Association and an MSME Development FundRead More
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Prioritise public investments in regional, continental and global trade arrangements and promote PSD through an informed knowledge economyRead More
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Ensure that roles for government and the private sector are well defined and understoodRead More
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Provide targeted research-based information about agricultural production, marketing, distribution and regional market access opportunitiesRead More
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Ensure that there is a built-in mechanism for harmonizing the divergent stakeholders’ needs and interests at political, institutional and technical levelsRead More
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Commit our political support to the Private Sector Development (PSD) reformsRead More
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Ensure access to affordable agricultural inputs by creating a supportive business environment for the private sectorRead More
not commenced
Create a pathway to use more soil friendly organic farming and natural soil enhancement methodsRead More
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Ensure future urban development fits with the ethos and image of the town or city, whilst reserving land for recreational facilities and activitiesRead More
not commenced
Ensure that all players in the public and private sectors plan and efficiently manage landRead More
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Ensure citizens enjoy similar legal protection to own and transact in the landRead More
not commenced
Ensure the equality of citizens to access land wherever they may be in ZambiaRead More
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Implement an economic diversification programme that prioritizes jobs-rich sectors, such as agroprocessing, tourism, construction and ICTRead More
not commenced
Promote broad-based re-education, up- skilling, retooling, and skills development for formal and informal workers in the public and private sectorsRead More
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Ensure that there are strong synergies between our job creation strategy and MSMEs strategyRead More
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Educate, motivate and encourage the youth to become successful entrepreneursRead More
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Strengthen statistical analysis capacity to improve policy-making and better track progressRead More
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Increase international reserves to create a buffer to cushion the economy against external shocksRead More
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Improve budget credibility through better planning and adherence to expenditure plansRead More
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Ensure fiscal expenditure rationalization, prudence and disciplineRead More

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