professor mutambara 24-01-11.jpgGovernment has expressed its commitment to the further development of the country’s sound human capital base given its relevance in the social-economic transformation process.


Zimbabwe is showing signs of resurgence as shown by the positive economic growth rates, rising from 6,3% in 2009 to 8,1% in 2010.

The country is expected to leverage on its sound human capital base to ensure double digit growth in the near future.

In a review of the Government Work Programme, Deputy Prime Minister Professor Arthur Mutambara highlighted the significance of investment in the human capital base as it has potential to guarantee speedy economic recovery.

Professor Mutambara also called upon the country’s citizens to enhance entrepreneurial skills as this will ensure sustainable economic growth.

Ranked the best country in terms of literacy the rate, the country has adequate skills to turn around the fortunes of the economy which were hit hard by illegal western sanctions in the last decade.

Economic analysts content that there is a correlation relation between human capital base and economic growth.

If properly harnessed in relation to other variables, the country’s human capital base can result in double digit growth.