Southern African Institute for Policy and Research


The Southern African Institute for Policy and Research (SAIPAR) is an independent, educational research and development oriented research centre. Through interdisciplinary research, publications, seminars, and dialogue facilitation, the Institute seeks to contribute to improved policy making, research capacity, and governance. The Institute aims to be a catalyst for new ideas and concepts on good governance and development in Zambia and Southern Africa and a documentation centre to serve as an indispensable partner on research and policy analysis.

SAIPAR is the host of the Economic Policy Resource Centre (EPRC) and the Zambia Legal Information Institute (Zambialii).

  • Fourth Lameck Goma Lecture featuring Willy Mutunga, former Chief Justice of Kenya (2011 - 2016) at Southern Sun, Ridgeway, Lusaka on Thursday 27th July, 2017 at 18:00 Hrs.

Maano alazwa amukasumbwa

Translation: "Wisdom may be found through observation of even the simplest things"

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