Investment in science and technology is key to an Africa economic boom

A researcher works inside a laboratory at the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya May 11, 2020. Picture taken May 11, 2020. REUTERS/Jackson Njehia

In this episode of Foresight Africa, Her Excellency Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, former president of Mauritius, shares her journey from science to presidency while highlighting challenges she faced as a woman in STEM with AGI Senior Fellow Landry Signé. She also discusses her Foresight Africa 2022 piece and argues for increase investment in science and technology for Africa’s economic growth.

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