IOA’s Consulting Division provides clients with tailored Africa-focused research intelligence solutions on a broad array of African topics, industries, sectors and markets.

  • Commercial landscape analyses
  • Competitor intelligence
  • Consumer research
  • Due diligence investigations
  • Election monitoring
  • Feasibility studies
  • Geopolitical research
  • Industry analysis
  • Market trend analysis
  • Media analysis
  • Opportunity assessments
  • Partnership identification and facilitation
  • Reputation and brand equity studies
  • Risk assessments
  • Social research
  • Topic-specific research and analysis
  • On-going customised intelligence briefings (daily, weekly, bi-monthly etc.)

Our recent work has covered the following industries and sectors:

automative Conflict,-Risk-&-Security Education Energy Financial-Services Food-&-Agriculture Healthcare Infrastructure-&-Construction Innovation-&-Sustainable-Development Media-&-Communications Oil-&-Gas Politics-&-International-Relations Real-Estate-&-Property-Development Telecoms Technology border



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IOA drives informed decision-making in Africa through intelligent research, analysis, synthesis and reporting.


IOA has on-the-ground consultant presence in more than 30 African countries, as well as strategic partnerships across the continent. We’ve conducted research in and on all 54 countries.