As we celebrate International Women’s Day, whose theme is _Generation Equality: Realizing women’s rights for an equal future_, ZaMEA celebrates all the women in the field of Monitoring and Evaluation

The University of Zambia, Department of Population Studies, Monitoring & Evaluation Centre of Excellence which is one of our corporate members in collaboration with International and Local Cooperating Partners proudly announces and invites applications for the following short-courses for 2020 to be conducted in the evenings (16:30- 19:30). Please share this information with your colleagues and friends who may need to attend these trainings for professional development.


1 Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E)
20th April to 5th May , 2020
2.Data Analysis Using SPSS and Ms. Excel
1st to 12th June, 2020
3.Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E)
14th to 29th September, 2020

For More detail please contact the following: Cell lines; 0974104260 OR 0961032092


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ZaMEA Secretary General yesterday received 65 new members who graduated from a 3 months Practical Training in Project Management, Research, Monitoring and Evaluation conducted by IMPACT Research yesterday.

IMPACT Research is a consultancy firm specialized in M&E systems design, capacity building in M&E, Research, Data Collection tools, project management and evaluation.

IMPACT Research is ZaMEA corporate member and is a CBU Research, M&E training partner.

ZaMEA is happy with the contribution IMPACT is making to the development of M&E profession in the country through the various M&E skills training programs they are conducting.

The courses they run are very practical and industry skills demand driven. It is the hands-on skills that research, M&E professionals need in the 21st century to be relevant and effective in this field.

To our new members you are welcome to ZaMEA and to the group. We share ideas and opportunities on this platform.

We are excited to announce the second ZaMEA Upskilling Meeting on QGIS that will take place on 30th and 31st August 2019 in Lusaka. This is a powerful tool used for computerized mapping and spatial analysis. It provides functionality to capture, store, query, analyze, display and output geographic information. This meeting will provide our members with QGIS maps, explore data, and analyze maps and data as you learn fundamental concepts that underlie QGIS technology. Find attached the advert.

Enrol for this meeting by sending your details to the secretariat.

Kind regards,
ZaMEA Secretariat

By Robert Mwanza:

The Zambia Monitoring and Evaluation Association-ZAMEA says the launch of the National Monitoring and Evaluation policy by government will enhance transparency and quicken the implementation and achievement of meaningful development for the country.

ZAMEA Board Chairman Ndiwa Mutelo said the Policy that this will further enhance delivery of quality service and development to the public.

Mr. Mutelo was speaking at a media briefing in Lusaka on Wednesday morning.

And ZAMEA Board Vice Chairman Francis Chipasha said new policy will boost the performance of government’s system for the benefit of the nation.

Meanwhile, ZAMEA Treasurer Million Phiri said the policy will also ensure that every money government spends on development will be traced and accounted for easily.

Government on Monday launched the National Monitoring and Evaluation Policy which is expected to track and assess progress made in achieving the 7th National Development plan and Vision 2030.

Acting National Development Planning Minister Michael Katambo said the policy will further enable the country to have an effective mechanism to track progress in the implementation of development interventions.