Zambia: Resources

  1. The Statistical Bulletin on the Informal Economy

    14 February 2019

    This bulletin is the first in a series of specialized publications and fact-sheets focusing on characteristics of the informal economy in Zambia. It is envisaged that this information bulletin will provide relevant information to various stakeholders including academia, social policy analysts, policy makers, etc as they seek to identify appropriate policy options on critical areas related to the implementation of the Seventh National Development Plan (7NDP). It will also serve as a basis for further research in addressing challenges that the informal economy faces.

  2. Integrated Framework of Basic Social Protection Programmes

    14 February 2019

    The Development of the Integrated Framework of Basic Social Protection Programmes (IFBSPP) was based on extensive consultations, a comprehensive mapping of existing non-contributory social protection interventions in the social assistance, livelihoods and empowerment pillars of the Zambia National Social Protection Policy (NSSP) and an evidence-based analysis of gaps and coherence of current programming. The IFBSPP in the implementation plan of the NSSP – is a concrete instrument to improve coherence in social protection programming and operationalize the Seventh National Development Plan (7NDP) targets.

  3. TRANSFORM Newsletter Issue No. 1

    01 January 2019

    TRANSFORM is an innovative learning package on the administration of national social protection floors in Africa. It encompasses learning materials and methods for adult learning, to help decision makers and practitioners take ownership in building national social protection systems through continuous learning and reflective practice. To learn more, download the TRANSFORM E-newsletter

  4. Budget Brief for Social Action 2018

    13 December 2018

    This report analyses domestic allocations, expenditures and trends for social protection programmes in Mozambique.

  5. I escaped child labour and can now help others

    21 September 2018

    On the eve of International Week of the Deaf we profile a deaf Zambian man who, with ILO help, escaped child labour and discrimination and built a successful career as a teacher in the US.

  6. 2019 Social Protection Public Discussion

    27 August 2018

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and its partners are organising a Social Protection Public Discussion under the theme ‘Implications of National Debt on Social Protection Financing and Sustainability’.

  7. International Labour Organization, Deputy Regional Director for Africa Visits Zambia

    22 August 2018

    The Deputy Regional Director for Africa, of the International Labour Organization, Mr. Peter van Rooij is visiting Lusaka from 10th to 12th November.

  8. National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA) of Zambia signs Memorandum of Understanding with Seven (7) Informal Sector Associations

    22 August 2018

    The International Labour Organization witnessed the signing of MoUs between the National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA) and seven informal sector associations at the Hilton Garden Inn Hotel in Lusaka, Zambia, on 9th August, 2018. The joint signing ceremony was to facilitate extension of social security coverage to informal sector workers.

  9. First ILO Labour market study tour to Rwanda for key stakeholders of Mozambique

    16 August 2018

    The International Labour Organization (ILO), through its Sweden-funded project “MOZTRABALHA”, supported a study tour to Rwanda for senior executives of the employment sector in Mozambique. The aim was to benchmark and gain experience on how the East African country is operationalizing and managing the Labour Market Information System (LMIS).

  10. ILO and Zambia partner to improve living standards in rural areas

    10 August 2018

    Upgrading rural roads will provide the right connectivity to develop local communities’ access to markets and create decent work opportunities.