We are a Dutch-African platform that promotes evidence-based policymaking on inclusive development in Africa through research, knowledge sharing and policy dialogue.
A dedicated page to share knowledge on how the coronavirus pandemic and related interventions are likely to affect development programmes and the livelihoods of people in Africa.
It is no surprise that women-led countries have suffered six times fewer confirmed COVID-19 deaths than countries led by men, according to a University of Dublin study.
Learning should continue beyond the limits of the classroom walls as one measure to reduce the magnitude of learning loss, estimated at 0.6 years by the World Bank by the end of the COVID-19 period.
Africa has the world’s youngest population, a fact that some hope will mean fewer deaths and serious cases, despite the region’s health care systems being extremely underfunded.
Especially with the constraints of COVID-19, digital technology has played a critical role.
The COVID-19 pandemic could be a turning point for the recognition of informal work.
This brief synthesizes the most relevant data and information on youth demographics, economic development, labour market data and Government of Ghana polices, as part of the 'youth employment interventions in Ghana' African Policy Dialogue.
This two-pager highlights features that contributed to the success of the cash transfer program, along with challenges and considerations for sustainability, expansion and replication.
This report analyses how the pandemic has affected the funding, operations and roles of CSOs in Africa.