I published my look ahead to 2015 blog on the Planet Earth Institute site. Hope to see you soon at some of our great events.
I was delighted to give an interview to the World Bank team as part of the round-up summary of their recent work on scientific capacity building in Africa. Watch it Continue Reading →
I am pleased to see that the Planet Earth Institute’s pioneering Centres of Excellence programme now making great strides in Mozambique. Read here
I will be speaking in Dakar on the 12th June in Dakar, Senegal, on issues surround science, higher education and technology in Africa, as part of the PEI/World Bank partnership Continue Reading →
I am pleased to be hosting a scientific delegation at the African Union offices in New York on May 20th as part of the PEI’s Post 2015 campaign work. I Continue Reading →
I was honoured to meet Florizelle B. Liser, Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Africa, during my recent trip in Washington DC with the World Bank. The US has an ambitious plan Continue Reading →
I am delighted to be travelling to Washington D.C in the next few weeks to sign a new agreement with the World Bank. Keep posted for updates.
I’m delighted to announce I’ll be speaking at the World Bank’s High-Level Forum on Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, in Rwanda this week. Led by H.E. Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda, Continue Reading →
Today my article on the need for a new focus on Intra-African trade was published by How We Made It In Africa. Read the whole piece on my blog or Continue Reading →
This week I was asked for comment in technology magazine Wired’s article on the prospect of delivery drones in Africa. While I don’t believe it will be the answer to Continue Reading →