Agatha Siwale

Agatha Siwale is doctoral candidate in the Public Policy Track at the Doctoral School of Political Science, Public Policy and International Relations at CEU. Her research focus is on Natural Resource Governance and her doctoral thesis examines institutional change in the resource curse context. Prior to joining CEU she was Head of Research and Analysis at the Policy Monitoring and Research Centre (PMRC) – an independent policy think-tank in Zambia where she was engaged in research in the areas of mining policy and state-civil society relations. Agatha has also previously tutored and lectured at the University of Zambia and Northrise University, respectively in Development Studies and related fields. She obtained her Master’s degree from the University of Reading in the UK.

Content by Agatha Siwale
  • Project

    Formalisation of artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) through taxation: The case of Zambia

    In sub-Saharan Africa, few economic activities have been more overlooked than artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) – low-tech, labour-intensive mineral extraction and processing. This has been a significant oversight, given the sector's growing economic importance: it employs an estimated 30 million people directly worldwide; creates jobs for an additional 300 million...

    24 May 2017 | Gavin Hilson, Agatha Siwale, Godfrey Hampwaye