Zim’s Route to Industrialization: Boom or Gloom for Next the Generation?

By Edward Muguza Over the past decades, Zimbabwean industries faced significant economic challenges which slowed down production. Industry capacity utilisation ranged around 30 percent during the 2008-2009 period and only rose recently to the current 50 percent (CZI, 2018). This grim performance has been offset by high levels of cheaper imports from neighbouring markets, which…

Introduction: DRG Background

Within the broad and all-important field of development, current pre-eminent approaches to informing decision-making, namely, Randomized Control Trials (RCTs) and routine Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E), have not been able to fully address emerging questions in our fast-changing societies. Continuous reliance on these tools will only stifle the African continent’s response and exacerbate present challenges. There…