CSPR Zambia

The Civil Society for Poverty Reduction (CSPR) is a civil society network that has been building the voice for poor in the fight against poverty. It was established in 2000, primarily to ensure that civil society effectively and meaningfully participates in the design, formulation and implementation of the National Development Plans (NDP) and further monitor the NDPs to ensure government provides a means by which Zambia can effectively strategize on reducing the escalating levels of poverty. Since the third quarter of 2000, and in response to an invitation from the Zambian Government, the civil society in Zambia has been participating in the process of formulating and monitoring the NDP for the country, and hence sought the need to form a network that would enhance the effectiveness of this participation. This move was mainly meant to: Coordinate and collaborate civil society’s participation in the NDP and thus ensure wider participation from all stakeholders; Disseminate and exchange information on issues of poverty reduction in general and the NDP in particular to local and international partners; Be the representative voice of civil society in lobbying government to exercise greater responsibility and good governance and thus extend the necessary political will and commitment to poverty reduction activities; and Strengthen lateral learning among civil society and therefore build financial and technical capacities among civil society and other stakeholders for them to fully engage in the PRSP development
CSPR Zambia
CSPR ZambiaWednesday, November 22nd, 2017 at 6:11pm
Radio Alert!

Catch us live on Radio Christian voice on 106.1 FM today from 08:30 - 09:00 as we discuss "Sustainable financing for Social Protection in Zambia - Tax Justice and Social Spending" ahead of the Social Protection week.
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CSPR ZambiaTuesday, November 21st, 2017 at 3:19am
Happy Universal Children's Day!🤗🤗
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CSPR Zambia updated their cover photo.Saturday, November 18th, 2017 at 2:57am
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CSPR Zambia added 8 new photos.Friday, November 10th, 2017 at 2:40am
"In our 2018 activities, we should consider going out into the communities to have children in the communities and other provinces also participate in Child Focused Activities" - Anna, Media Network on Child Rights and Development.
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CSPR Zambia added 8 new photos.Thursday, November 9th, 2017 at 10:16pm
We are currently Meeting with the Children to verify the detailed analysis of the 2018 Yellow Book, engage the children in helping us review our performance for 2017 as well as come up with next year's activities on Child Budgeting!
Save the Children- Zambia Centre for Trade Policy and Development Global Platform Zambia Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection Safaids Zambia
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Enhancing Social Accountability in the 7th NDP

Animation on promoting social accountability for enhanced public service provision in the 7th NDP


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