International Development

Policy Research Centre

An African centre of excellence for innovation and adaptation. Transforming mindsets and stereotypes – and creating new innovations based on African realities.

The Future We Want



Africa can be African, but this will take a careful identification and definition of the impulses, core values and principles that constitute the African fabric.

World Summit on Sustainable Development

UN World Summit on

Sustainable Development


We must be the change we wish to see in the World.

-- Mahatma Gandhi


World Summit on Sustainable Development

  Development Trends Analysis

Analysis of how development has happened over the last 50 years in order establish viable development trends and domains (VDDs).

 Community of Practice

Profiling and building a “critical mass” of a branded “community of practice” of transformational development leaders, experts and professionals.

capacity building

Capacity Building

Conducting capacity building events and providing consultancy services...

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Policy dialogue

Policy Dialogues

Organising special multi-stakeholder policy dialogues and consultative...

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social transformation

Social Transformation

Using action-research to build the capacity of civil society organizat...

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Game Changers

Science and technologies alone are not enough. We must also fix financial markets to make science work for the poor.
–Hon. Dr. Akin Adesina

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Policy Centre

Resource Materials on Development policy in Africa