This study sought to assess the skills levels/mix; competences; monitoring and evaluation; and implementation capacity of the three tiers of government to fulfill functions bestowed upon them by the Constitution of Zimbabwe and suggest policy interventions that Government may adopt to ensure the tiers of government are adequately strengthened to effectively implement devolution
Zimbabwe is implementing economic devolution where provinces and districts will act as economic hubs competing with each other to attract investment and transform themselves into economic zones. This study aims to investigate the key success factors in implementing devolution in Zimbabwe.
Evidence abounds that Zimbabwe is not competitive. This low competitiveness weighs down on its economic growth prospects.This study analyses Zimbabwe’s competitive position and assesses the factors that influence the country’s competitiveness.
Local authorities play a crucial role in service delivery making it critical in the implementation of devolution.This study is seeks to identify factors within the control of urban councils that can be addressed to compliment devolution.
The purpose of the study was to investigate the extent to which Zimbabwe has adopted and is implementing mining revenue and information disclosure frameworks. The study was based largely on literature and document review as well as key informant interviews with the various stakeholders in the extractive industry.
The Artisanal and Small Scale Mining (ASM) sector in Zimbabwe has historically been a subsistence activity, complementing small-scale farming. In recent years, the contribution of the ASM sector to gold deliveries and hence to the national economy has been significant.
In many mining jurisdictions,the area that mining companies have not rehabilitated is giving rise to an increasing contingent liability for the government if mining operations cease. As a result, many governments encourage progressive rehabilitation of mining sites whereby a miner rehabilitates affected environment concurrently with mining operations.
Zimbabwe is richly endowed with natural resources which include renewables (land; forest,water; wildlife; sunshine) and non-renewables (oil; gas; minerals) among others. The exploitation of these natural resources present immense opportunities to sustain high levels of income based resource rents.
This discussion paper sought to tease out the stakeholder's concerns with regard to fiscal transparency and accountability following the policy dialogue held on the 27th of November 2018.
The research paper assesses external debt payment arrears clearance strategy for Zimbabwe with the view to come up with optimal strategies for debt and arrears resolution.
Despite the commitments with trading partners to facilitate ease of flow of goods and elimination of barriers to trade, the economic challenges Zimbabwe face are pushing it to apply protectionist policies on imported goods from the region, thereby undermining deeper regional integration.
The research study aimed at assessing the market distortions in the Zimbabwe financial market.