Opinion: CEOs can drive inclusive industrialization. Here's how.

A worker scrapes seed pulp from extraction machine in Dodoma, Tanzania. Photo by: Mitchell Maher / International Food Policy Institute / CC BY-NC-ND

Can CEOs drive inclusive industrialization?

Just ask your Tanzanian counterparts.

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About the authors

  • Devang

    Devang Vussonji

    Devang Vussonji is a partner at Dalberg Advisors, a firm focused on promoting inclusive and sustainable growth in the world. He is the founder of Dalberg’s Tanzania office and he leads Dalberg’s education to employment practice. He advises governments and donors on youth unemployment issues, in both developing and developed countries. Of late, he has been focused on how countries can create jobs by attracting private sector investments, industrializing their economies, and promoting more inclusive growth.
  • Carlijn

    Carlijn Nouwen

    Carlijn Nouwen is a partner at Dalberg Advisors in the Johannesburg office. Carlijn leads Dalberg’s inclusive business expertise area. Recognizing that a viable business case for a private sector actor can drive adoption of inclusive innovations, much of her work focuses on finding opportunities for lasting competitive advantage for companies by being inclusive.