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ZTP Calls for more Funding of CDF in the 2022 National Budget towards Underdeveloped Areas and Improvement of Child-Centered Goals.

Lusaka, 8th November 2021: The Zambia Tax Platform-ZTP welcomes Government’s plans in the 2022 national budget to abolish school tuition fees and increase Constituency Development Fund (CDF) allocation from K1.6 million to K25.7 million. ZTP however, wishes to urge Government to increase funding of the CDF to underdeveloped areas towards their general development and enhancement…
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Submission of Memo National Assembly Committee on Expanded Planning and Budgeting

The Centre for Trade Policy and Development, Zambia Tax Platform, Fighting Inequality AllianceSubmit a Memorandum to the National Assembly Committee on Expanded Planning and Budgeting. The memo provides an analysis of the 2022 National Budget with a special focus on Public Debt Management.

Protecting Public Resource at all Cost through Prudent Public Financial Management

Lusaka, 3rd July 2021: The Zambia Tax Platform (ZTP) wishes to urge all Zambians to protect public resource through prudent management of public resources in the country. ZTP notes with increasing concern, the fiscal standing of the country and spending by Government on programs that may not address the country’s priority needs. It is important…
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Government Needs to Develop a School Reopening and Recovery Plan to Mitigate Further Economic and Social Costs

Lusaka, 26th July 2021: The Covid-19 pandemic has led to an extensive disruption in children and young people’s education prompted by several unplanned school closures. The world economic forum reports that about 1.6 billion children around the world were out of school at the peak of the global lockdowns. These school closures come at a…
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