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.
Improving labour market outcomes requires increasing youth’s access to employment opportunities, but one of the main contributors to the unemployment problem is the lack of productive opportunities.
COVID-19 is certainly an unequal disease, but in unpredictable ways. In Zimbabwe, it affects the rich and powerful disproportionately through illness and death and the poor through livelihood struggles during lockdown. How will the inequality virus’ evolution pan out over the coming months?
Find out what the INCLUDE team have been reading in February 2021. Whether you are seeking information to guide policymaking, embarking upon a piece of research, or simply interested in broadening your knowledge and staying updated on inclusive development in Africa, we hope this source can be a good starting point.
How does the official ILO definition of a decent job resonate with youth in Malawi? Is a decent job only possible in the informal sector? Is ‘decent job’ different for men and women? What is needed to make more jobs decent in Malawi?
This blog discusses the methods used by the Togolese government, in partnership with GiveDirectly, to expand the Novissi emergency fund to the poorest people living in rural areas.
The concluding report of the 'Cash transfer for food security project', conducted by The Broker in conjunction with three Dutch knowledge platforms, discusses how, and to what extent, cash transfers can be an effective way of realizing food security in fragile settings.
This report is about the implementation of cash transfers. It gives insight into the different types of cash-based approaches and the implementation aspects that play a role in the inclusiveness of cash transfer programmes.
In their activities for their respective organization or institution, our platform members have published a number of knowledge products in 2020. Find them in this overview.
The COVID-19 pandemic is expected to considerably affect the Ethiopian economy directly and indirectly due to global shocks and to the different restrictive preventative measures the country is taking.