The Zambia Development Agency (ZDA)
The Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) was established in 2006 to promote and facilitate trade, investment, and enterprise development in the country.
The Agency is also responsible for building and enhancing Zambia’s investment profile for increased capital inflows, capital formation, employment creation, and growth of the Medium Small and Micro Enterprise (MSME) Sector.
ZDA is a semi-autonomous institution with its Board of Directors appointed by the Minister of Commerce Trade and Industry.
The Board comprises members of the public and private sector as well as civil society organizations, while both the Chairperson and the Vice-Chairperson are appointed from the private sector.
The organization has its head office in Lusaka and regional offices in Chipata, Kitwe, Kasama, Livingstone, Mansa, Solwezi and Mongu.
ZDA Director General since 2020 is Mukula Makasa, who previously served as Director Enterprise Development at the Agency.