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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).

  • Prof. Ernest Aryeetey is the first Secretary General of the African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA), a network of 16 of Africa's flagship universities (2016 - to date). He is a Professor of Economics and former Vice Chancellor of University of Ghana (2010 - 2016)

Maano alazwa amukasumbwa

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

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