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    • Understanding the usage of Constituency Development Fund (CDF) in Zambia: The Case of Education, Health, Water and Sanitation Projects in Chishipula, Kapulanga, Chamboli and Simoonga Communities 

      Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2019-07)
      In Zambia, the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) was introduced in 1995 as “instrument” to facilitate the deliverance of public developmental goods and services directly to local communities. Despite the introduction of ...
    • Monitoring and Claiming Economic, Social and Cultural Right in Zambia 

      Mwale, Simson (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2010-10)
      One of the basic foundations of human dignity is the enjoyment and/or realisation of economic, social and cultural rights (ESCR). ESCR are entitlements which guarantee that socio-economic opportunities are made available, ...
    • A STUDY ON FRAMEWORKS AND POLICIES FOR GOVERNANCE IN THE MINING SECTOR IN ZAMBIA 

      Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2016-12)
      Most of Zambia’s large-scale copper mines are located on the Copperbelt Province and North- Western Province. Zambia like all states has an obligation to respect human rights and fundamental freedoms as enshrined in the ...
    • AN EVALUATION OF THE STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES OF PUBLIC DEBT MANAGEMENT IN ZAMBIA AND MANAGEMENT LEGAL REVIEW 

      Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2007-11)
      Zambia’s external debt has had a number of effects on the Zambian economy. The HIPC debt agreement, coined in 1996 to help countries like Zambia faced with a huge debt problem and a high fiscal deficit resulted in Zambia ...
    • HUMAN-NEEDS BASED DEBT SUSTAINABILITY ANALYSIS: A CHALLENGE FOR ZAMBIA 

      Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2005-06)
      In this report. Jubilee Zambia presents a proposal of a set of guides on the development of a human- needs based Debt Sustainability Analysis Framework (DSA.). This proposal is formulated with a view to stimulate dialogue ...
    • Does aid transparency make for more effective aid? A case study of Lusaka Province 

      Pollen, Gabriel; Seshamani, Venkatesh (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2011-09)
      The main general hypothesis regarding aid is that it plays a critical role in fostering economic growth and development in the recipient countries. However, several empirical studies do not corroborate this hypothesis. It ...
    • Basic Needs Basket (BNB) for April 2018 

      Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2018-04)
    • Continued Increase in Public Funds Abuse/Waste worrying 

      Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2017-11-08)
      The office of the auditor general on 2nd November, 2017, released a report on the Accounts of the Republic for the financial year ending 31st December 2016. The Jesuit centre for theological reflection is concerned with ...
    • Wastage of Public Resources Should Never Be Allowed to Continue 

      Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2012-02-01)
      Fighting poverty and ensuring that every Zambian has access to basic needs such as food, health care, safe shelter, safe and clean water, basic sanitation, education and livelihood can never be achieved without prudence, ...
    • 2020 National Budget Doesn’t Offer Much Relief to Ordinary Citizens 

      Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2019-10-01)
      On Friday, 27th September 2019, Finance Minister, Dr. Bwalya Ng’andu presented the 2020 National Budget under the theme “Focusing National Priorities towards Stimulating the Domestic Economy”. As in the Presidential address, ...
    • JCTR Demands Action on the 2018 FIC Report 

      Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (2019-06-13)
      In 2013, the Patriotic Government decided to enact the Financial Intelligence Centre Bill which was drafted in 2010 by the previous Government and establish the Financial Intelligence Centre. This was a progressive move ...
    • Basic Needs Basket (BNB) for January 2011: WILL THE MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE THE PURCHASING POWER FOR EMPLOYEES? JCTR ASKS AS THE LUSAKA BNB REACHES K3,000,000 

      Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2011-02-05)
      The minimum wage is one of the most important labour market policies in any economy. It is an instrument that raises much debate due to mainly three things. First, its effects on the welfare of employees, especially those ...
    • Survey on Employment Generating Policies in Zambia 

      Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2011-08)
      The basic fact that low income households possess few assets of their own can hardly be contested. The most abundant resource at the disposal of the poor is their labour. Thus, a development strategy that more fully employs ...
    • Cost Benefit Analysis of Employment created by Zambia Agribusiness 

      Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2013-03)
      Zambia is endowed with abundant natural resources, but in spite of the nation’s potential the problems of unemployment, underemployment and poverty have not been meaningfully alleviated by substantial investment and a fast ...
    • JCTR Bulletin 4th Quarter 2019 

      Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2019)
      January 2020 marks the beginning of the implementation of the new JCTR strategic plan. As JCTR we want to continue to be active in promoting an enculturated faith, values, environmental stewardship, human rights and ...
    • Analysis of the Report of the Auditor General on the Accounts of Financial Year Ending 31st December 2017 

      Ndashe, Innocent (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2019)
      The Auditor-General’s Office in Zambia has a constitutional mandate to audit use of all public resources in the Republic to strengthen accountability and transparency with the aim of building public confidence. This is ...
    • Corruption in Zambia: Is it Inevitable? Can We Stop it? 

      Henriot, Peter J (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2007-04-19)
      So what new can possibly be said about this topic of corruption in Zambia? Haven’t we already heard more than enough about the topic? And really, what difference does yet another paper make on the presence of corruption ...
    • Debt Resource Monitoring Report 

      Mwansa, Sydney (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2010-11)
      Good road infrastructure is cardinal in the promotion of viable economic activities. This is even more so for the agriculture sector which relies on the road network for transportation of agricultural inputs such as seed ...
    • Alternative ways of protecting and promoting Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Zambia 

      Ndhlovu, Hope (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2011-01)
      Considering Zambia’s history in the area of constitution making, particularly with regard to amendments to the Bill of Rights and the adoption of stronger measures to protect rights, including economic, social and cultural ...
    • JCTR Bulletin 3rd Quarter 2019 

      Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2019)
      We are blessed with articles traversing a wide range of issues. We encourage JCTR readers to take time to read all the articles presented in this issue of JCTR Bulletin. In this editorial allow me to briefly share with ...