Who Are We

The Research Council of Zimbabwe (RCZ) was established in 1986 to promote, direct, supervise and coordinate research. One of the major functions of RCZ is advising Government on issues of research for sustainable development. RCZ also provides an exceptional forum for interaction and discussion for the mutual benefit of Government, academia and industrialists. In addition, it is a convenient conduit for financial and infrastructural support for collaborative research among research institutes and councils. RCZ’s role is that of a catalyst, having identified broad areas of concern, it consults and brings together relevant experts to define a programme of work and to seek out sources of funds. The RCZ establishes and maintains links with professional bodies and centers of excellence to enhance the quality of its role as a facilitator of national and international collaboration. RCZ activities are regulated by the Research Act [Chapter 10:22].

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Vision

To be the pivotal leader steering demand-driven research for wealth creation and the sustainable development of Zimbabwe by 2030.

Mission

To contribute to the knowledge economy through promoting, directing, supervising, and co-ordinating demand-driven research and the translation of research results into goods and services.

Values

  1. Innovation.
  2. Integrity.
  3. Professionalism.
  4. Unhu/Ubuntu

News/Updates

December 13, 2023

CALL FOR RESEARCH PROPOSALS ON INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (2024)

1.0 BackgroundThe Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ), in collaboration with the Research Council of Zimbabwe (RCZ), invites…
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December 13, 2023

Test 2 Test

While this research aims to make a substantial contribution to the understanding of e-procurement in the context of Zimbabwean government…
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December 13, 2023

Testing RCZ

While this research aims to make a substantial contribution to the understanding of e-procurement in the context of Zimbabwean government…
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