Judith Fessehaie

Judith Fessehaie is an Industrial Development Expert at TradeMark Southern Africa. Her core responsibilities include providing technical support to the Tripartite Industrial Development sub-committee and assisting with the implementation of its work programme, and providing technical support to the COMESA, EAC and SADC in their industrial development agendas. Judith’s previous work experience includes consultancy and research work at the Policy Research on International Services and Manufacturing (PRISM) unit, University of Cape Town (2010-2012), a long-term advisory position at the Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry in Zambia (2007-2010), and the ODI Economist/Fellowship position at the Trade and Investment Unit, Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (2004-2006). Judith holds a PhD degree (Economics) from the University of Cape Town, and a MA degree (Development Economics) from the University of East Anglia.

Content by Judith Fessehaie
  • Project

    Growth promotion through industrial strategies

    Zambia’s manufacturing sector has performed relatively well during the past decade. During the 2000-2013 period, the manufacturing sector grew by 5.5% CAGR. This highlights a mildly positive trend, just below the 7.2% CAGR of total GDP. Employment in the manufacturing sector increased fourfold from 55,600 people in 2005 to 216,700 people in 2012. Approximately one...

    12 Jun 2015 | Simon Roberts, Judith Fessehaie, Reena das Nair

  • Publication - Working Paper

    Growth promotion through industrial strategies

    1 May 2015 | Judith Fessehaie, Reena das Nair, Phumzile Ncube, Simon Roberts