The Agathon Blog


Our latest instalment examines the United States’ New Silk Road policy in Central Asia, as the region adjusts to rising insecurity, economic austerity and tumultuous events in its near abroad. It also draws lessons on strategic analysis more widely.



16th February 2016:

Central Asia: The United States and the Pitfalls of Ideology


To start the Agathon Blog we published two posts on Ethiopia – an incredibly dynamic market and one of our key focus countries. The first instalment discusses ethics, due diligence and getting things done in the Ethiopian private sector. The second explores liberalisation of the Ethiopian telecoms and banking sectors, and World Trade Organisation accession.



15th September 2015:

Ethiopia: Ethical Business and Due Diligence




15th September 2015:

Ethiopia: Banking and Telecoms Liberalisation, and WTO Accession