Private sector development in Africa
This thematic area focuses on factors, actors, issues, and institutional arrangements necessary for creating an enabling environment for different businesses to thrive and scale in Africa.
Trade, investments, and enterprise growth strategies in Africa
This thematic area seeks to understand, interrogate, and respond to different patterns of international and intra-Africa trade on the continent.
Responsible business practices in Africa
The emphasis here is to investigate and interrogate responsible/ethical business practices for economic, social, and environmental development in Africa.
Digitalisation, analytics, technology, and innovation
This research stream focuses on the broad area of science and technology, and how African businesses can be scaled leveraging science and technology.
Business, entrepreneurs, and society in Africa
This stream focuses particularly on philosophies (and worldviews) underpinning business models and activities in Africa.
The private sector and sustainability transitions in Africa
In this stream, we explore the demands for sustainability transitions in Africa and how businesses in Africa are adjusting to these demands.