Southern African Institute for Policy and Research

Occasional Papers

The Southern African Institute for Policy and Research’s Occasional Papers Series makes available new research being conducted within the Southern African subregion, as well as commentary on political, economic, social, and legal issues. Authors are generally affiliated to SAIPAR, but may also include submissions from other regional scholars.

All papers are available as downloadable PDFs, listed by year numerically below:


#2017_05_Ihemeremadu and Alexander_A Gendered Perspective on Deforestation, Climate Change, and Environmental Legislation in Zambia

#2017_04_Cha and Ramesh_Provision for Protection: Review of Social Protection in Zambia and Namibia

#2017_03_Asare and Tennant_Removing Barriers Towards Inclusion: Sensitization and Mainstreaming Intellectual Disabilities Issues at a Community and National Level in Zambia

#2017_01_Reis and Russell_A Balancing Act: Zambian Environmental Management in a Financialized Copper Industry


#2016_02_Blacker and Hanselman_How the Care Group Model Improves Adoption and Practice of Optimal Nutrition Behaviours

#2016_01_Blondeau-Lecomte, Cabbell, and Peterson_The Accessibility of Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights Information for People with Disabilities in Zambia


#2015_03_Miles and Roberts_Strategically Aligning NGOs with Community Service Orders

#2015/03_Masson and Tahir_The Legal Information Needs of Civil Society in Zambia

#2015/02_Jacobowitz and Seu_Evaluating the Partnership between Zambian Non-Governmental Organisations and American Research Universities

#2015/01_Bartholomew Koester_Challenges and Opportunities Associated with Implementing Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Policy


#2014/05_Stawasz and Talbot_The Power of Politics – An Analysis of Union Influence in Zambia’s Public Sector

#2014/04_Lee and Asagba_Evaluating the Feasibility of Implementing the National Health Research Act of Zambia

#2014/03_Iyer and Museau_Assessing Civil Society Involvement with Persons with Disabilities in the Realm of Health Education and Health Service Delivery

#2014/02 Lee and Roche_Human Capacity Building in Nutrition through Pre-Service Education and Training

#2014/01_Achberger_From the Local to the Global: Tuesday Market as a Microcosm of Socio-Economic Research in Zambia


#2013/01_Allen and Green_Discrimination and Stigmitisation of People with Epilepsy in Zambia: The Need for Integration of Social, Healthcare, and Policy Reform

#2013/02_Robinson and Seo_Constrained Agency: Civil Society’s Search for Political Space in the Saga of Zambian Constitution Making

#2013/03_Amaechi and Mildner_The Dormant Clause: How the Failure of the Repugnancy Clause has Allowed for Discrimination against Women in Zambia


#2012/01_Ndulo et al_External Shocks and Sustainable Growth in Zambia

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