About Us

Our mission

THOP Institute is a leading think tank committed to fostering Africa‚Äôs economic and human development through research, advocacy, and strategic communication. We want to challenge the dominant narratives about Africa and promote a more nuanced and accurate understanding of the continent’s diverse cultures, economies, and societies.

Our values

We are committed to promoting transparency, accountability, and inclusivity in all our policy work to ensure that the voices of all stakeholders are heard and represented in the policy-making process. By creating an open platform for collaboration, communication, and knowledge exchange, we aim to foster a culture of innovation and co-creation, where diverse perspectives and ideas can come together to address complex challenges facing African societies.

Our approach

At THOP Institute, we take a multidisciplinary approach to policy development, drawing on the expertise of our diverse policy teams to address the complex challenges facing African societies. We believe in applying creative, innovative, and evidence-based approaches to develop policy ideas that are pragmatic, feasible, and impactful. Through our extensive communication and training efforts, we seek to engage with stakeholders to transform these ideas into real change.