Media Breakfast Meeting

Lusaka, Zambia, July 30, 2014

CUTS International Lusaka organized a media breakfast meeting for the project entitled Assessment of the Structural and Political Economy Issues in the Zambia Sugar Industry, with support from Zambia Economic Advocacy Programme (ZEAP), at the Mulungushi International Conference Centre on July 30, 2014.

CUTS Lusaka, undertook a scoping study on the project with the aim of reviewing what research has been done and the authenticity of these studies. The research also aimed at establishing where the research gaps were. The motivation behind the scoping study is the need to establish whether the prices of sugar are indeed too high or excessively priced in Zambia. A discussion paper has been produced from this scoping study. The aim of the media breakfast meeting was to share with the media and to inform the public on the key findings of the scoping study.