Dr. Albert Makochekanwa is a lecturer in the Department of Economics, University of Zimbabwe. He has worked extensively in Africa, specifically, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Botswana and Ethiopia. Dr. Makochekanwa has published several papers and contributed to several studies on economic issues in Southern Africa.
Dr. Makochekanwa has also been a consultant to the following organizations with which he has produced technical and policy documents. These include World Bank Institute, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development Virtual Institute, Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, the Center for Global Development and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), among others. He has written and published on various topics on trade and economic development in Zimbabwe.
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