Analysis of the Public Finance Management Act of 2018

Analysis of the Public Finance Management Act of 2018

Public Financial Management (PFM) refers to the set of laws, rules, systems and processes used by sovereign nations (and sub-national governments), to mobilise revenue, allocate public funds, undertake public spending, account for funds and audit results (Lawson, 2015). It encompasses a broader set of functions…

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PMRC 2019 National Budget Analysis

On Friday 28th September 2018, the Minister of Finance, Honourable Margaret D. Mwanakatwe, and MP delivered the 2019 Budget address to the National Assembly under the theme “Delivering Fiscal Consolidation for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth”. The 2019 National Budget was formulated against the backdrop of…

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The Aquaculture Sub Sector in Zambia Challenges and Opportunities

The fisheries sub-sector in Zambia plays a significant role in the economy as it offers an opportunity for improved nutrition, income generation and job creation, resulting in general wealth creation and food security at national and household levels. At national level, the fisheries sub-sector contributes approximately 3.2% to the…

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PMRC Policy Analysis of The National Tourism Policy – Repositioning The Tourism Sector As One Of The Country’s Major Economic Contributors

Zambia’s tourism sector has been identified as one of the key economic sectors for diversification of the economy. Government and key stakeholders recognize the potential the sector has in contributing to the economy through job creation, foreign exchange earning, contributions to Gross Domestic Product (GDP)…

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Mid Year Economic Brief (Jan – June) Infographic

On 19th July 2018, the Minister of Finance,Honourable Margaret D. Mwanakatwe, MP, provided the midyear economic brief to update the nation on the following subject matters: Recent Economic Development Policy and Structural Reforms Measures Implications of Austerity Measures IMF Programme VIEW PUBLICATION      DOWNLOAD

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