Think Tanks repository in and around Harare





SIVIO Institute
Enhanced processes of democratisation and economic processes through evidence-based policy advocacy and nurturing a culture of deliberative dialogue
To grow the field and practice of philanthropy in Zimbabwe
To contribute towards financial inclusion by enhancing capacities of micro, small and medium scale enterprises (MSMEs)
6 Ashton Road, Alex Park, Harare  +263 242 304 663/ +263 242 332 002
+263 772 185 308 
ACBF- The African Capacity Building Foundation Advance policy making processes
Research-based policy options
Contribute to the formulation of policies and strategies
2 Fairbairn Drive, Mt Pleasant, Harare, Zimbabwe +263 242 304 663/ +263 242 332 002
+263 772 185 308-10
AFRODAD- The African Forum and Network on Debt and Development Debt management
Domestic Resources Mobilisation
International Public Finance
31 Atkinson Drive, Hillside, Harare +263 242 778 531/6
AWIDE- African Women’s Initiative in Developing Economies Sustainable development
Gender equity and sensitivity
Women empowerment
158 Fife Avenue, Avenues, Harare +263 242 794 637/ +263 776 904 597
CCDZ- Centre for Community Development Promotion of democratic citizen participation in governance
Community capacity building
220 Samora Machel Avenue, Harare +263 242 776 038 / 776 039
+263 772 962 381
IES- Institute of Environmental Studies Independent research institute focusing on socio-economic consequences of environmental change, information dissemination, collation, education and consultancy Mt Pleasant
P. O Box MP167
+263 242-303 212/13 Ext. 11334 / 11165
INSAF- Institute for Sustainability Africa INŚAF strives to transform people, organisations and institutions towards sustainable economies, development and living in Africa through fostering research and policy, programmes and knowledge sharing. 22 Walter Hill Avenue Eastlea, Harare, Zimbabwe +263 242 796 501
LEDRIZ- The Labour and Economic Development Research Institute of Zimbabwe Advocacy and engagement
Economic literacy/socio-economic rights
Women and gender,
78 East Road, Belgravia, Harare, Zimbabwe +263 242 308 846
MEFMI- Macro Economic and Financial Management Institute The Macroeconomic and Financial Management Institute of Eastern and Southern Africa (MEFMI) is a regionally owned institute currently with 14 member countries. MEFMI focuses on Macro-economic management, Financial Sector Management and Sovereign Debt Management. 9 Earls Road
Alexandra Park
+263 242 745 988/89/91-4
MISA Zimbabwe- Media Institute of Southern Africa Promotion, lobbying and advocacy for freedom of expression, access to information and a free media 84 McChelery Drive, Eastlea, Harare, +263 242 776 165/ +263 784 437 338
MPOI- Mass Public Opinion Institute The Mass Public Opinion Institute (MPOI) is a non-profit, which undertakes, publishes, and discusses public opinion research. Its main objective is to gauge public opinion on topical issues of governance and public concern, and make this known to policy makers, implementers, and the public itself. Mass Public Opinion Institute
5 Crighton Road, Groombridge, Harare
263-242-758 700/08677008556
NANGO- The National Association of Non-Governmental Organisations Capacity building, Operational environment, Human rights governance 15 Bodle Avenue, Eastlea, Harare +263 242 708 761/ +263 242 794 973
NAYO- National Association of Youth Development, Civic activism, social participation, mainstreaming 4 Drummond Chaplin Street, Milton Park, Harare +263 8644 121604/ 0734 832 025
PACT Zimbabwe Integrated approach, Systematic change and solutions, Capacity building, strengthening peace and security institutions 1 Downie Avenue
+263 242 250 942
RAU- Research and Advocacy Unit Citizen agency through research and advocacy, Governance issues, Constitutionalism, Gender, Youth 7A Sudbury Ave, Harare, /
Ruzivo Trust Policy advocacy, knowledge co-creation, Innovation 28 Greendale Avenue, Harare +263 773 853 641
SAPES Trust- Southern African Political Economy Series Social science research, teaching, policy dialogue, networking and publications 4 Deary Avenue, Belgravia, Head Office +263 242 252961, 3, 5/ +263 772 552 053
SARDC- Southern Africa Research and Documentation Centre Strengthen regional policy perspectives, Track implementation of African issues, Institutional capacity, Governance 15 Downie Avenue, Belgravia, Harare +263 242 791 141/3
SEATINI- The Southern and Eastern Africa Trade Information and Negotiations Institute Trade and food security and sovereignty, Mining and agriculture, Women initiatives, Global Health initiatives 226 Samora Machel Avenue, Eastlea, Harare +263 242 776 418
SMAIAS- Sam Moyo African Institute for Agrarian Studies Independent research institute that works with key actors throughout Africa to enhance capacity to develop and implement equitable agrarian policies and promote sustainable land use in support of marginalised groups through undertaking research, policy analysis, training and dialogue 19 Bodle Avenue, Eastlea, Harare +263 242 795 877/ 708 672
ZDI- Zimbabwe Democracy Institute The ZDI focuses its research in democratization, good governance, political finance and economic governance, public policy, human rights and transitional justice, media and democracy relations, socio-economic policies; electoral studies and Zimbabwe’s foreign affairs. 66 Jason Moyo Avenue
2nd Floor, Bothwell House
ZELA- Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association Promotion of environmental justice, sustainable and equitable use of natural resources, democracy and good governance 26B, Seke Road, Harare +263 242 573 601-3
ZEPARU- Zimbabwe Economic Policy Analysis and Research Unit Economic policy analysis and research, influence policy making and provide information to the public 55 Mull road, Belvedere, Harare +263 242 785 926-7, +263 242 778 423
ZI- Zimbabwe Institute Policy think tank, fosters dialogue between different parties and policy makers 26 Lomagundi Road, Avondale, Harare +263 242 303 667
ZIMCODD- Zimbabwe Coalition on Debt and Development Social and economic rights, Public finance management, Natural resource governance, Trade justice and livelihoods, Movement building, Organisational development 226 Samora Machel Avenue, Eastlea, Harare +263 242 776 830-5
ZWRCN-Zimbabwe Women’s Resource Centre Network The Zimbabwe Women’s Resource Centre and Network (ZWRCN) commits to promoting women’s social and economic justice in Zimbabwe and globally, through the power of information, networking and strategic advocacy. 288 Herbert Chitepo Avenue/7th Street, Harare +236 242 252 388/390, +263 242 700 250, +263 242 2931 863/5
+263 778 007 813, +263 735 044 947