• World Bank sets aside US$40m for Zim projects

    The World Bank has set aside US$40 million for the Zimbabwe Reconstruction Fund (ZIMREF) aimed at upgrading infrastructural and technical oriented projects.

    The programme which is already being rolled out has seen the global banking institution availing US$10 million to Zimbabwe.

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  • Economic policy should be guided by research: World Bank

    By Tawanda Musarurwa

    News Update as @ 1530 hours, Thursday 09 November 2017

    HARARE – Economic policy formulation should be guided by research if economies in the region are going to experience inclusive growth, World Bank country manager for Zimbabwe Rosemary Mukami Kariuki has said.

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  • PRESS RELEASE - 2017 MEFMI RESEARCH AND POLICY SEMINAR

    MEFMI will be holding its Annual Research and Policy Seminar at Rainbow Towers Hotel in Harare Zimbabwe on Thursday 9 November 2017.

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  • Gender Analysis of Public Budgets Important for Equitable Use of Resources

    swaziland convention centre

    A national budget is one of government's central instruments of economic management, reflecting the values and strategies of a country. Successful development depends largely on the efficiency, integrity and effectiveness with which the state raises, manages and expends public resources.

    The national budget has three main functions, which can be summarised as allocation of public goods and services (which is where public expenditure traditional gender-responsive budgeting focuses), the distribution of income and wealth and the promotion of economic growth and stability.  Limited resources at the state level make it imperative that innovative approaches to the allocation of existing resources be employed.

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  • WEAK INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORKS HAMPERING PAYMENT SYSTEMS OVERSIGHT

     

    Payment systems oversight and regulation in the MEFMI region is constantly changing due to dynamics in the financial markets, economic reforms, and complex demands by the market on the use of various payment system products.  Central banks face innumerable challenges in supervising their payment systems to ensure safety and efficiency in the financial system.

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  • Regional Integration and Trade (E-Learning)


    Venue: Online
    Dates: 16 October – 17 November 2017
    Duration: 5 weeks
    Background
    This 5 (five) week course is designed to enhance the knowledge and analytical capacity of
    policy-makers, academics and researchers in the area of regional integration, with a
    comparative focus on Eastern and Southern Africa. This is in light of the challenges still
    faced in the region related to implementation of the integration agenda such as issues of over-
    lapping memberships, capacity and financing constraints.

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  • Press release 2017 Combined Forum

    Press Release 2017 Combined Forum

    EVENT: MEFMI COMBINED FORUM FOR MINISTERS OF FINANCE AND OF PLANNING, SECRETARIES TO TREASURY / PERMANENT SECRETARIES OF FINANCE AND OF PLANNING AND CENTRAL BANK GOVERNORS
    VENUE: Hamilton Hotel, 1101 14th St, NW, Washington, D.C. 2005, USA
    DATE: 9 OCTOBER 2017

    MEFMI is holding the annual Combined Forum in Washinton D.C. on Monday 9 October 2017. The event which will be attended Ministers of Finance and of Planning, Secretaries to Treasury / Permanent Secretaries of Finance and of Planning as well as Central Bank Governors from MEFMI member countries (Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe) will be held at the Hamilton Hotel.

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  • MEFMI Participates in Training Public Sector Debt Data Statistics

    mefmi elearningAs part of ongoing efforts to assist member countries prepare public sector debt statistics in line with international standards and address the demand for reliable debt data for policy, economic analysis, credit assessment and regional integration processes, the Institute of Capacity Development (ICD) of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) organised a training on Public Sector Debt Statistics (PSDS) from 21 August to 1 September 2017 in Washington DC, USA.

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