Africatalyst is an independent, global development advisory firm that strives to build partnerships between global and local actors to promote innovative, evidence-based solutions to Africa’s development challenges.
We aim to make a difference by helping domestic and external stakeholders work collaboratively to achieve positive development outcomes shaped by mutually beneficial partnerships. Our proposed policy solutions are underpinned by a strong understanding of economic, political and social circumstances and linkages in African countries where we operate.
Building on our unique experience and extensive network of local and global partners, our development advisory and research services are well-suited for actors operating in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.
AFRICATALYST aims to revolutionize international development advisory services in Africa by partnering with development actors in the public, philanthropic and private sectors to help achieve their own goals and shape positive development outcomes in Africa.
We provide advisory services tailored to their specific needs and support the implementation of the projects, programs, and policies of our partners.
Our proposed solutions rely on building strategic partnerships and combine the perspective of local governments and partners with international experience and evidence-based research conducted by our global experts.
We can make our contribution through various channels, including :
With our partners, we work to address a variety of domestic and global issues on which our advisors have accumulated a lot of experience and expertise including:
AFRICATALYST puts a special focus on issues of relevance to African economies. The company provides advisory services to both domestic and external stakeholders that are active in the continent, including policymakers, public and private corporations, bilateral and multilateral institutions, not-for-profit entities, and the development community.
We strive to work with policymakers to find solutions to development challenges facing their countries. To this end, we provide valuable insights based on research and decades of experience accumulated by our experts in the academic world, the civil service and international organizations.
Many development partners strive relentlessly to make a positive difference in people everyday’s life. In this endeavor they deserve high-quality professional assistance and whenever we are offered the opportunity to provide it, we make every effort to meet their high standards.
At AFRICATALYST we understand that not all is about making profit. We take pride at working with CSOs and philanthropies because we care about helping catalyze positive change in Africa. This is our raison d’être.
Regional & International Organization
Thanks to the extensive experience of our experts in international institutions and policymaking, we play a valuable role in facilitating the engagement of multilateral institutions in developing countries. Our deep understanding of the global policy, regional and national agendas makes us a uniquely qualified partner of choice with both policymakers and their regional and multilateral development partners.
At AFRICATALYST, we are passionate about helping investors explore and seize available business development opportunities in Africa. We offer a variety of macro advisory services to support their efforts to optimize their business potential and manage risks.
- Providing advice and insights drawn from a deep understanding of the local context as well as evidence-based research
- Building strategic partnerships and securing productive institutional relations