Our Story

Founded in 2003, Agulhas Applied Knowledge is a research and strategy consultancy focused on global challenges, with an international team based in London.


Agulhas are highly professional and work in the spirit of partnership.

Clean Air Fund

Agulhas provided extremely valuable support to ICAT, driven by technical excellence and a vision for forward-looking solutions. This is what the world requires to solve the global climate emergency.

Henning Wuester

Director of the Initiative for Climate Action Transparency (ICAT)

Agulhas has supported the African Development Bank over many years with some of our highest profile publications, including our Annual Development Effectiveness Reviews. We look to Agulhas for clear-headed analysis and written work of the highest quality.

Simon Mizrahi

Senior Vice President for delivery performance management and results.
African Development Bank

The Agulhas team were very easy to work with and took on board the task of evaluating a large array of historical and operational documentation related to our project.

Initiative for Climate Action Transparency

We deeply appreciate the way in which the review team engaged with our staff, partners and donors, and for the rigorous methodology they applied to develop an evidenced-based understanding of our network, approach and results to assess progress against our current 2018-2022 Strategic Plan.

World Resource Institute

Agulhas continues to deliver high-quality technical knowledge and expertise on a wide range of ODA-related topics, throughout the review process from scoping to participation in IDC hearings. The high degree of flexibility which is essential for operating effectively within ICAI continued to be demonstrated.

ICAI’s formal appraisal of Agulhas’s performance: The ICAI Annual Report 2018

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