Africa’s economic transformation: the role of Chinese investment

This new synthesis report uses evidence from DEGRP research and beyond to assess whether and how Chinese trade, investment and finance contributed to economic growth in Africa.

Innovation and economic transformation in low-income countries: a new body of evidence

Our new report synthesises the latest DEGRP research on innovation, putting it in context within an emerging body of evidence on economic transformation in low-income countries.

Farmer-led irrigation in sub-Saharan Africa: synthesis of current understandings

Focusing on farmer-led irrigation, this new synthesis report brings together findings from DEGRP research with the wider literature on irrigation in sub-Saharan Africa.

Capital flows and financial sector development in low-income countries

Our latest report explores how international capital flows influence financial sector development in low-income countries (LICs).

China-Africa: a maturing relationship? Growth, change and resilience

Our China-Africa policy essays feature explores topics such as industrialisation, employment dynamics, conservation, governance, and peace and security, all in the context of changing China-Africa relations.


DEGRP researchers awarded follow-on grants by ESRC

The DEGRP is delighted by the announcement that five of the programme’s researchers have been awarded further ESRC follow-on grants. With funding to continue projects in their areas of investigation, Orazio Attanasio (Institute of Fiscal Studies), Carlos Oya (SOAS...

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