Joevas Asare

Joevas Asare is a Policy Economist in the IGC London Hub with a focus on flexible engagements. Prior to joining IGC, Joevas worked at Coffey International managing the DFID funded Africa Clean Energy Programme and DANIDA funded Business Advocacy Fund Programme. He is a former ODI Fellow, placed in Zanzibar’s Ministry of Finance and Planning and Somaliland’s Ministry of National Planning and Development; covering a broad range national planning and development priorities. Joevas has also served at The Commonwealth and African Development Bank through economic research roles.

Joevas holds an MSc in Economics for Development from the University of Oxford and a BSc in Economics with Finance from the University of Surrey.

Content by Joevas Asare
  • Publication - Policy Brief

    Remittances in the time of COVID-19: Challenges and opportunities for growth in developing countries

    The COVID-19 pandemic has placed unprecedented restrictions on travel, trade, and economic activity, triggering a global economic crisis. Remittances to developing countries are falling sharply as a result. Migrant workers and their families, many dependent on the remittance flows sent from abroad, are expected to suffer acutely. This brief underscores the importance...

    16 Jun 2020 | Joevas Asare, Tewodros Makonnen Gebrewolde, Moussa Saab, Nan Sandi, Laura Sili, Nick Wilkinson, Dean Yang

  • Blog post

    World Environment Day: Championing clean energy post COVID-19

    Combating climate change and ensuring clean air for all is an interdependent effort. As developing country governments electrify their populations, renewable energy offers a range of clean ways of doing so. The recent plunge in energy demand and oil prices, which threatens to reverse recent gains in renewables, should not act as a barrier to transitions towards clean energy...

    5 Jun 2020 | Joevas Asare