Friday, August 10, 2012

Public Lecture on Rebooting Africa: Innovation for Development

There will be a public lecture on Rebooting African innovation for development by Prof. Calestous Juma this coming Tuesday, 14 August 2012 at 2 PM at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC).

Who is Prof. Calestous Juma?

He is a Kenyan Professor of the Practice of International Development at the Harvard Kennedy School and Director of the Belfer Center’s Science, Technology, and Globalization Project. He holds a Ph.D. in science and technology policy studies and has written widely on science, technology, and the environment.  
Juma is also a former Executive Secretary of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity and Founding Director of the African Centre for Technology Studies. He was recently appointed to co-chair the new AU panel on science, technology, and innovation.

More on Juma and his work

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