Southern African Institute for Policy and Research

Social and Political Change Projects

Projects:

COVID-19 Survey in Zambia: This study is part of a larger project on COVID-19 response in Malawi and Zambia, Developing a Locally Rooted Approach to COVID-19 Response, based at the Swedish research institute, Governance and Local Development (GLD).  The study on COVID-19 response in Zambia is a collaborative effort by GLD and the Southern African Institute for Policy and Research (SAIPAR). SAIPAR is an independent, research and development-oriented research center based in Zambia.  Please find insights on: Trust in AuthoritiesPrecautionary BehavioursResponse to Illness, and Covid-19 Fears.

Investigating ‘pockets of effectiveness’ in developing countries: a new route to building state capacity for development (https://www.gdi.manchester.ac.uk/research/groups/politics-governance-management/investigating-pockets-of-effectiveness)

Political Institutions in Africa (in conjunction with University of Bergen and University of California (https://www.uib.no/en/sampol/114422/breaking-bad-sampol)

Political settlements and urban governance: the role of capital cities (in conjunction with University of Manchester http://www.effective-states.org/working-paper-136/

Adjust, resist or disband? The effect of political repression on civil society organizations in Bangladesh and Zambia (in conjunction with University of Amsterdam), policy brief found at https://www.prio.org/Publications/Publication/?x=12059

Coordinating Climate Finance: Lessons from Zambia, policy brief found at https://www.prio.org/Publications/Publication/?x=12122

 Book Project: 

T. Banda, M. Hinfelaar, O. Kaaba and  M. Ndulo Democracy and electoral politics in Zambia (forthcoming Africa Study Centre, Brill Publishers, Leiden)  To be published in 2020 by: https://brill.com/view/title/57421

Maano alazwa amukasumbwa

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

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