Medium and Long-term Economic Planning in Zimbabwe and SADC: Linkages with China’s Planning System

by Munetsi Madakufamba, Joseph Ngwawi & Tanaka Chitsa
The research paper seeks to inform policy from an African perspective by generating a deeper understanding of Zimbabwe and Southern Africa’s economic planning and development policy and how this can relate to China’s vision on “One Belt, One Road” as well as the idea of building six major China-Africa cooperation areas to upgrade cooperation and projects relating to areas of– Industrial cooperation; Financial cooperation; Poverty reduction; Ecological and environmental protection; Cultural and people-to-people exchanges; and Peace and security.