The formulation process of the ZSP is divided into 3 Phases and 8 Deliverables presented as follows:
A kick-off meeting was held on the 8th of August 2016 at the ZAMCOM Secretariat in Harare, Zimbabwe. The kickoff meeting introduced the parties, their roles and responsibilities. The meeting successfully established the communication and reporting procedures for the project.
Stakeholder participation in the development of the Strategic Plan of the Zambezi Watercourse is critical in order to ensure ownership and legitimacy of outputs, products and outcomes in the context of sustainable cooperation.