Political settlements analysis of inclusive growth in Africa

This research seeks to examine the constraints to wage employment in agriculture and agro-processing schemes in the context of Africa’s recent ‘jobless growth’ and the extent to which the concepts of ‘political economy and political settlements’ provide new knowledge to inform public policy and governance.

The research, which is funded by DFID and IDRC, focusses on agriculture and agro-processing industries in three study countries: Ethiopia (wheat and corn), Kenya (cut flowers and sugar) and Nigeria (rice and cotton).

The study is being facilitated by Pan-African Social and Governance Research (PASGR), an independent, not-for-profit organisation based in Nairobi, Kenya. 

Abdul Raufu Mustapha
Associate Professor of African Politics