Experts believe investing in Africa’s young is critical

A research project has been launched to explore the aspirations, adaptability and resilience of the youth in Africa amid the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the concept of the initiative, called ‘Young Women and Men’s Aspirations and Resilience Research Uptake Project’, it seeks to produce an in-depth understanding of “how young men and women innovate to create their […]

Partner Spotlight: Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR)

Can you tell us about PASGR’s previous work in African cities, and the expertise PASGR brings to the consortium? PASGR has been researching urban governance and city transformation in Africa since 2015, through a project that looks at how the development of new and growing urban centres in Africa could be shaped, and issues of […]

What makes a good partnership? Transparency, trust—and a bit of patience!

This is the fourth in a series on shifting power in international giving and what INGOs, NGOs, and funders can do differently to support and sustain more equitable partnerships. In the introductory piece, Pat Scheid frames the issue of shifting power, and in the second, Joe Asunka shares strategies for funders to foster equitable partnerships. […]