The Zambia Finance and Investment Conference

Chance Kabaghe

Executive Director

Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute (IAPRI)


Mr Chance Kabaghe is an agricultural economist by profession. He has lectured at the University of Zambia (UNZA) and the Natural Resources Development College (NRDC) before becoming the first chief executive officer of the Zambia Food Reserve Agency between 1995 and 2001. Mr Kabaghe served as a Member of Parliament and later as a Deputy Minister at the Ministry Agriculture and Cooperatives in charge of agriculture marketing and planning between 2001 and 2006. As a business entrepreneur, Mr Kabaghe is the director and chairman of many key agricultural business companies in Zambia and the region including Seed Co (z) Ltd, Zambia Agricultural Commodity Exchange (ZAMACE), Capital Fisheries (z) Ltd, and Multi Agric International. Mr Kabaghe also sits on the COMESA Business Council and chairs the Regional Network of Agricultural Policy Research Institutes (RENAPRI) for East and Southern Africa. Mr Kabaghe is the immediate past president of the Zambia Association of Manufacturers (ZAM) and past chairman of the Zambia Business Forum (ZBF) which are the umbrella institutions for all manufacturing companies in Zambia and all business entities in the country respectively. He is currently serving as an executive director of the Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute. The Institute advises the government of the Republic of Zambia and other stakeholders on agricultural policy issues based on nationally representative evidence based research.


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Wed 02 - Thu 03 Sep 2015

Taj Pamodzi Hotel, Lusaka