Our Research and Analytical Capabilities

Staff at Ubuntu Research and Rural Development Company have been conducting socio-economic research in Zambia and other countries in Sub-Saharan Africa for close to two decades. They know the economic and social context of a greater part of Africa, and they know how to tap into the latent development-oriented data embedded in Africa’s current socio-economic fabric, thereby helping to unlock Africa’s development potential.
Fishing camp in an African village

Research Collaborations

In the recent past, Ubuntu Research & Rural Development Company Ltd has collaborated with researchers and various development and research institutions including the Program on Governance and Local Development at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, Michigan State University (USA), University of Cape Town (South Africa), FriedricH Erbet Stifftung (FES) Zambia, Westminster Foundation for Democracy (UK), Syracuse University (USA), USAID (Nathan Associates, Zambia), the UNHCR, Cornell University (with Internat

Average Monthly Copper Prices

Average Monthly Copper Prices

The average price of copper between January 2016 and November 2016 was US$ 4789.76 (LME). The lowest price was US $ 4462.30 recorded in January 2016, while the highest was US $ 5442.73 recorded in November 2016.

Note: Copper is Zambia's main export commodity and the price of copper is directly linked to the performance of the economy.