Wednesday 28 April 2010
Digesting Zim's Indigenisation Policy
Zimbabwe, once the bread basket of Africa, has been treated with trepidation when it comes to investment due to reasons that have been well documented over the last decade. There is evidence though that some investors are now seeing the country as an exceptional investment opportunity but is this new gained status ephemeral? Recent news reports about the Indigenous and Economic Empowerment Act & Regulations are likely to force optimistic investors to reconsider, or adopt a licensing model to achieve their objective. An analysis of how and why investors will need to use IP to adapt is contained on the Afro-IP blog here.