"This report comprises 9 papers. The first paper by Dr Laurence Mukuka, argues that poverty analysis and reduction in Zambia is generally misconceived because of lack of adequate understanding of its real causes and vision. In the second paper Dr Henry Sichingabula uses the 1990/92 census data to assess agricultural performance and the success of various activities conducted in Zambia. The third paper titled The Privatisation of the Mines in Zambia looks at the problems and dynamics involved in the sale of copper mines. The next two papers deal with issues of environmental policy in Zambia. The paper by Hachileka is a comparative review of the application and enforcement of economic instruments between the Second and Third Republics in Zambia. The paper by Francis Chigunta discusses the role of women in environmental management in Zambia. The sixth paper discusses the perceptions of disability in Zambia's Third Republic and how the mixture of foreign and local interpretations have influenced educational policy and service delivery for children and young people with disabilities or special educational needs. The seventh paper University Experience as a Change Agent in Improving Managerial Capacity in Zambia's Education System looks at the problems of training managers in Zambia's educational system. The eighth paper by Mr. Joy H. Kalyalya focuses on formal schooling as an agent of democracy. The last paper is based on a case study of some rural locality in Western Province of Zambia which was part of a wider study to look at gender relations in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Zambia."