The Zimbabwe minerals sector tends to be knowledge-intensive and accordingly needs ‘priming’ through investment in human resource development and research & development. This study undertook an in-depth training needs assessment of all the key stakeholders and institutions, in the mineral sector with a view to understand the existing skill and knowledge gaps among key institutions and stakeholders.
This Policy Brief summarises the key findings from a detailed study undertaken by ZEPARU in 2015 entitled, ‘In-Depth Training Needs Assessment Survey in the Zimbabwe Mining Sector’.
Since 2011, USAID’s Strategic Economic Research and Analysis (SERA) program has supported the Government of Zimbabwe in moving toward more inclusive growth built upon evidence-based policy analysis and research.
The study attempted to estimate the implications of changes in prices on fiscal revenue on one hand, and those of changes in tax on mining industry viability on the other hand. The study generated useful insights and recommendations which we will consider in our deliberations on the mining fiscal regime, in particular, and mining sector policy management, in general.
This is the 20th edition of the ZEPARU Economic Barometer, which is a flagship quarterly publication of ZEPARU that
generally gives an overview of the status of the Zimbabwe economy at a given time.
The developing world, particularly Africa, is awash with natural resources including unparalleled mineral endowments yet Africa is considered the poorest continent on Earth.
This study was done for the Ministry of Mines and Mining Development with funding from Governance and Institutional Support Project (GISP) under African Development Bank
This edition of ZEPARU’s Economic Barometer sets out the key economic data for Zimbabwe, predominantly covering the period January to December 2015. It is an easy to access compendium of information for anyone interested in the Zimbabwean economy.
As a strategy to promote the tourism sector based on its contribution to the economy in Zimbabwe, Government decided to exempt accommodation services for tourists from Value Added Tax (VAT).
This edition of the Economic Barometer predominantly covers the period July - September 2015.
The composite leading indicator (CLI) index shows that economic activity has generally been improving in the first half of 2014 but has slowed down in the first four months of the second half before contracting in November 2014.