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.
While measures may have contributed to the successful reining in of the virus, those same restrictions have hit business operations hard.
Results of the evidence synthesis on youth employment programmes in Africa conducted in the frame of ‘Boosting decent employment for Africa’s youth’ research initiative.
A rapid assessment of the effects of COVID-19 by Hivos East Africa shows that high food prices and loss of income are the major concerns for women working on flower farms in Kenya.
The COVID-19 pandemic presents an opportunity to address existing gender inequalities through social protection.
Exploring Southern perspectives on advocacy collaborations, complementarity, diversity and Southern ownership and leadership.
Evidence synthesis that explores the role of decent work and political economy in strengthening the impact of youth employment programmes on peacebuilding.
Evidence synthesis that reviews workplace-based learning schemes in Africa. Particular attention and recommendations are given to TVET and informal apprenticeships.
Evidence synthesis on what are the key barriers, interventions and opportunities for young women to access employment in formal and informal sectors in Africa.