|Welcome to Labour and Economic Development Research Institute of Zimbabwe|
The Labour and Economic Development Research Institute of Zimbabwe (LEDRIZ), a think tank of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) was established in September 2003. LEDRIZ is registered as a Trust and is governed by a Board consisting of six trade union leaders and four distinguished academics. The mission of LEDRIZ is to strengthen the labour movement's capacity to carry out policy oriented research that will protect, safeguard and advance the rights and interests of working people of Zimbabwe.
This is particularly important in the context of globalisation and the recent global financial crisis where national policy is increasingly influenced by regional and international developments. Our vision is an empowered labour movement able to influence policy formulation, decision making processes and outcomes towards human centred development. Read More...