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– The view from Zambia
Angel Mondoloka - Oxford University Press, 2018

From the book: Extractive Industries

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– Domestic policies, corporate strategies and regional dynamics
Judith Fessehaie, Zavareh Rustomjee - Development Southern Africa, 2018

Part of Journal Special Issue Regional Growth Opportunities

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Thando Vilakazi - Development Southern Africa, 2018

Part of Journal Special Issue Regional Growth Opportunities

Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
– Corporate strategies, investments and agro-industrial policies
Phumzile Ncube - Development Southern Africa, 2018

Part of Journal Special Issue Regional Growth Opportunities

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Paul C. Samboko, Olipa Zulu-Mbata, Antony Chapoto - Development Southern Africa, 2018

Part of Journal Special Issue Regional Growth Opportunities

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Reena das Nair, Shingie Chisoro, Francis Ziba - Development Southern Africa, 2018

Part of Journal Special Issue Regional Growth Opportunities

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Channing Arndt, Simon Roberts - Development Southern Africa, 2018

This issue contains seven articles addressing the major changes underway in the integration of economies in southern Africa.  This special issue is based on the UNU-WIDER project 'Regional growth and development in Southern Africa'. This project aims to develop, in conjunction...

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Olav Lundstøl, Jan Isaksen - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

In 2008, the Government of Zambia reformed its mining tax regime for large-scale copper mines through a unilateral legislative change. The country went from having one of the lowest average effective tax rates and government take to be above the average. We focus on a particularly...

– MicroZAMOD v1.0
Pamela Nakamba-Kabaso, Shebo Nalishebo, David McLennan, Mari Kangasniemi, Michael Noble, Gemma Wright - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

This report documents MicroZAMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Zambia. This work was carried out by Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis & Research (ZIPAR) in collaboration with the project partners. in the scope of the SOUTHMOD project. The results presented in this report are derived...

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– The possibilities and the realities
Olle Östensson, Anton Löf - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

The paper discusses the practical possibilities of achieving increased downstream processing and the policies that are commonly used for this purpose. It reviews the reasons why forward vertical integration is not always an optimal choice for extractive industry companies. It finds little support...

– Growing the animal-feed-to-poultry regional value chain
Tamara Paremoer, Simon Roberts - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

In 2016 the South African poultry sector faced intense pressure from two sides in the form of much higher input costs and increased imports of low-priced chicken from the European Union and the USA. Poultry firms have called for increased protection against imports. Instead of taking a short-term...

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Conor Carney, Monica Harber Carney - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

In this paper, we examine the impact of soil conservation adoption on gender-specific resource allocations within households in Zambia. The extension of funding of conservation farming (CF) training sessions in 2007 in specific districts in Zambia provides variation in CF takeup. We use this...

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Paul C. Samboko, Mulako Kabisa, Giles Henley - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

World biofuel production has been increasing to improve energy security and mitigate global warming. Southern Africa’s bioenergy demand could increase with South Africa’s planned fuel blending mandates, triggering increased demand for feedstocks and agricultural land. Ensuring...

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– Theorizing from Zambia
Alice Evans - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

Across the world, people in urban rather than rural areas are more likely to support gender equality. To explain this global trend, this paper engages with geographically diverse literature and comparative rural–urban ethnographic research from Zambia. It argues that people living in...

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Paul C. Samboko, Olipa Zulu-Mbata, Antony Chapoto - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

Rapid population growth, urbanization, and income growth are triggering increased demand for high-value agricultural products across Southern Africa with scope for gains from trade and regional integration. We analyse the animal feed to poultry value chain in Zambia focusing on the industry...

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– Implications for local suppliers in Zambia
Francis Ziba, Mwanda Phiri - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

The last two decades have seen rapid economic growth in Zambia and the proliferation of foreign supermarket chain stores. However, this growth has translated into neither significant job creation nor significant poverty reduction. Furthermore, while the expansion of supermarket chains in Zambia...

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