Chigwata presents at the Local Government Investment Conference

Dr Tinashe Chigwata, a researcher with Applied Constitutional Studies Laboratory presented at the Local Government Investment Conference which was held at the Harare International Conference Centre from the 7th to 9th of August 2017. Dr Chigwata presented a paper titled: “Local government financing in Zimbabwe: (re)positioning local authorities as investment drivers”. He also chaired a session on promoting sustainable local economic development.

The Conference was opened by the Hon. Vice President of the Republic of Zimbabwe, Phelekezela Mphoko, while the Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Hon. Patrick Chinamasa, delivered the key note address. The conference ran under the theme “Local Government: Promoting Investment and Industrialisation for Socio-Economic Development’.