This InBrief presents a summary of the key findings of ICMM's report Enhancing mining's contribution to the Zambian economy and society.
It provides a brief summary of the main findings of the study as well as the issues and opportunity areas identified during a one-day workshop held in Lusaka in November, 2013. These include:
- the need for reliable data to support a better-informed debate
- the scope for an improved investment climate in Zambia to support greater local content and job creation
- the elements of a policy to support a competitive world-class mining industry, which in turn can sustain growth and diversification
- the scope for more effective social investment by mining companies, with improved co-ordination between companies and with the priorities of local government.
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