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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.

Upcoming event: discussing 'Accelerating Poverty Reduction in Africa'

On 22 November, INCLUDE and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs are co-organizing a meeting to discuss the World Bank report 'Accelerating Poverty Reduction in Africa'.

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Latest News & Blogs

100 Years of the International Labour Organization

Today we congratulate ILO on its 100th anniversary. This tripartite (governments, employers, and workers) institution,…

New ILO research identifies policies to tackle poverty and inequality

Combining active labour market policies with income support makes both measures more effective in tackling…

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By Antonia Asenjo +4 more
Internet as the gateway to the future of work in Ethiopia

The future of work (FoW) creates new job opportunities, but unless measures are taken, only…

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By Andrew van Olst +2 more
Africa’s growing mobile economy

Payce Madden from Brookings Institution illustrating the mobile economy in Africa

From ‘if’, through ‘how’, to ‘by whom’ in empowering locally-rooted CSOs

Supporting grassroots movements is often praised as both an inclusive process and an inclusive outcome.…

Latest Publications

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.

Towards inclusive partnerships

The political role of CBOs and the official development aid system (ODA) in Nairobi, Kenya.