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Making knowledge work for inclusive development

We are a Dutch-African platform that promotes evidence-based policymaking on inclusive development in Africa through research, knowledge sharing and policy dialogue.

Latest News & Blogs

Political empowerment of women in Africa: Influence or number?

In recent decades women’s political representation has significantly increased in Africa. From 2000 to 2018,…

Angel investment funds: the future of work in Tunisia?

Multiple partners Angel Investment Fund is a possible funding instrument to stimulate youth entrepreneurship and skills transfer necessary to meet the challenges associated with the changing nature of the future of work.

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By Tom van Zantvliet +2 more
Moving forward in Africa’s poverty reduction

Despite gains since 1990, poverty is still a severe reality for millions of Africans. Due…

What’s the Latest Research in Development Economics? A Round-up from NEUDC 2019

  Households and human capital Child nutrition and child health: A training program for parents…

By David Evans and Almedina Music
Assessing past and future strategies for reducing poverty in Africa

When the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were announced in 2015, it was clear that success…

Latest Publications

How and why economic inequality matters for inclusive development

The costs of extreme inequality are increasingly being acknowledged in development agendas for Sub-Saharan Africa.…

Narratives that Matter: Community Led Research, Activist CBOs and Development Aid in Nairobi

This book is one of the outcomes of a collaborative research project entitled ‘CBOs within…

By HOYMAS and Ghetto Foundation
Navigating possibilities of collaboration: how representative roles of diverse CSOs take shape. A literature review

This literature review was conducted in the context of the research programme ‘New roles of…

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By Margit van Wessel +7 more
Educational reform in Sub-Saharan Africa

Education is back on the core research agenda for INCLUDE. This two-pager highlights the current…

Adjust, resist, disband?

CSO responses to state and non-state repression in Bangladesh and Zambia.