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STAKEHOLDER MAPPING EXERCISE IN MTENDERE PROMISES GOOD RESULTS

The Zambia Tax Platform-ZTP and the Centre for Trade Policy and Development-CTPD conducted a mapping exercise of key stakeholders that are cardinal to the implementation of the Driving Sustainable Change for Children`s Rights-DSCCR in Mtendere. Present at the meeting were representatives from the office Ward Councilor, Africa Direction, Mutendere is My Hood, Media, Youth Sports…
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TRADITIONAL LEADERS, TEACHERS, COMMUNITY MEMBERS ORIENTED ON CHILDREN’S RIGHTS

The Zambia Tax Platform (ZTP) and the Centre for Trade Policy and Development (CTPD) oriented traditional leaders, teachers, and community members of Nyangwenya and bunda bunda on a project focusing on Driving Sustainable Change for Children’s Rights (DSCCR). The DSCCR project is being be implemented in two districts—Lusaka and Rufunsa. One of the key areas…
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COURTESY CALL ON CHIEF BUNDA BUNDA

The Zambia Tax Platform (ZTP) and the Centre for Trade Policy and Development (CTPD) payed a courtesy on Chief Bunda Bunda in Rufunsa to introduce a project focusing on Driving Sustainable Change for Children’s Rights (DSCCR). The delegation was led by CTPD’s and ZTP’s Board Member and staff. The DSCCR project will be implemented in…
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COURTESY CALL ON RUFUNSA DISTRICT ADMINISTRATION OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT COMMISSIONER

The Zambia Tax Platform (ZTP) and the Centre for Trade Policy and Development (CTPD) visited the office of the District Commissioner in Rufunsa to introduce a project focussing on Driving Sustainable Change for Children’s Rights (DSCCR) The DSCCR project will be implemented in two districts—Lusaka and Rufunsa. One of the key areas of focus is…
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OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT EDUCATION STANDARDS IN RUFUNSA WELCOMES ZTP AND CTPD

The Ministry of Education’s Office of the District Education Standards welcomes staff at the Zambia Tax Platform-ZTP and the Centre for Trade Policy and Development-CTPD to Rufunsa as they put forth intentions to implement a project focussing on Driving Sustainable Change for Children’s Rights in the district. The DSCCR project will be implemented in two…
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ZTP Press Statement 19.07.2021- Improved Investment Inflows and Economic Diversification for Sustained Growth

Lusaka, 19th July 2021: Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is a key component of global economic integration and private external finance for developing countries. Not only does FDI add to investible resources and capital formation, but also promotes the transfer of production technology, skills, innovative capacity, and organizational and managerial practices between locations. In an era…
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Compliance still a serious challenge in the use of Electronic Fiscal Devices for Revenue Enhancements

Lusaka, 9th July 2021: Revenue shortfalls are common for many Governments across the world. Zambia has in the recent years continued to run on deficit financing which has resulted in the accumulation of public debt. These shortfalls in revenues to meet government’s expenditure needs are caused by many factors such as low tax base that…
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ZTP Calls for Deliberate Interventions and Transformed Economic Policies Targeting Women Amidst the Covid-19 Pandemic

Lusaka, 29th June 2021: As the covid19 public health pandemic risks maturing into an economic and social crisis, the impacts will be toughest on women. The pandemic has intensified the already existing gender inequalities and unmasked the weaknesses in Zambia’s social and economic systems.

Government Must Provide Incentives to Formalize the Informal Sector

Lusaka, 25th June 2021: Informality plays an integral role in defining the landscapes of labor markets around the world especially in developing countries where larger shares of the workforce is in the informal sector.  In the case of Zambia’s employment structure, this comprises of about 68.6 percent of employed persons in the informal sector (Zambia…
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Economic Growth is Paramount in the Enhancement of Tax Revenues

Lusaka, 18th June 2021: The Zambia Tax Platform wishes to commend the Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) for collecting above targets, revenues in the first 5 months of 2021. The Zambia Revenue Authority recently announced that it had collected K7.3 billion in excess of the target set for the first 5 months of the year. ZTP…
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