ZAMBIAN DIASPORA REMITTANCE SURVEY
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Zambia wishes to inform all Zambians living in the Diaspora that there is an ongoing Diaspora Remittance Study being conducted by Dr. Mushiba Nyamazana, a consultant working on behalf of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance and the Bank of Zambia.
The survey will be conducted from 8th to 23rd April, 2021.
The purpose of the study would be to achieve the following key objectives:
- Facilitate the lowering of costs of sending remittances with the view to maximising the benefits of remittances to the country;
- Provide information on mechanisms, policies and programmes to members of the Diaspora about the various transfer options available; and the costs of remitting;
- Providing incentives to the Diaspora for the import of personal belongings and capital goods for returnees; and
- Monitoring the transfer and payment systems of remittances in order to inform policy intervention and direction.
The survey is available on the following link:
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Zambia encourages all Zambians living in the Diaspora to participate in this very important survey.
NOTE: You are assured that any information provided will be treated in the strictest confidence and none of the interviewees will be individually identifiable in the resulting report or other publications.