Realizing Africa’s Wealth: Building Inclusive Businesses for Shared Prosperity

Christina Tewes-Gradl, Pierre Coetzer

Based upon 43 in-depth case studies and a database of 600 institutions, this report portrays the state of inclusive business in Africa, looking at a wide spectrum of sectors from banking to agribusiness. It examines what is required to bring economic growth closer to low-income communities in Africa and the status of inclusive business in sub-Saharan Africa and the environment needed to support the enterprises and entrepreneurs.