Category Archives: Agricultural Innovation in Africa

Calestous Juma on China-Japan relations

Good Foundation to Build On By Calestous Juma China Daily “Extending pragmatic trade and technology cooperation can help China and Japan improve their relations. Tensions between China and Japan over the Diaoyu Islands, known as the Senkaku in Japan, have … Continue reading

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Calestous Juma on trading in Africa

Trading Places: Commerce Drives Science and Technology in Africa By Calestous Juma Forbes “African countries have long aspired to transition from being raw material exporters to technology-based economies. But this vision has remained elusive.” Read more > Juma also discusses … Continue reading

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TUNE IN – Calestous Juma participate in #BBCAfricaDebate

Calestous Juma (@Calestous) will be joining the debate this Friday, November 30, at 1900 GMT.  His piece on African tribalism is the primer for this discussion. Make sure you join Calestous on Twitter for this event. Tweet #BBCAfricaDebate Be sure to follow @BBCAfrica and … Continue reading

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Calestous Juma on African democracy

Viewpoint: How tribalism stunts African democracy By Calestous Juma BBC “Africa’s democratic transition is back in the spotlight. The concern is no longer the stranglehold of autocrats, but the hijacking of the democratic process by tribal politics.” Read more >

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Calestous Juma on Africa and Obama

Africa And Obama: What The Continent Should Do In His Second Term By Calestous Juma “Euphoria swept across Sub-Saharan Africa when Barack Obama was elected the first black president of the United States in 2008. Kenya, the ancestral home of … Continue reading

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Interview with Calestoud Juma on US-Africa ties

The Impact of Obama’s win on US-Africa ties Interview with Calestous Juma DW “Because of his African roots, Africans had high expectations of Obama when he first entered the White House in 2008. This time round they are more pragmatic.” … Continue reading

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Calestous Juma on Africa’s poor infrastructure

Poor Infrastructure Is Africa’s Soft Underbelly By Calestous Juma Forbes “In one of Africa’s most ambitious investment decisions, South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has unveiled a plan to spend $97 billion on infrastructure over the next three years to upgrade … Continue reading

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Calestous Juma on Africa’s leadership

Africa’s Leadership Fails Billionaire Mo Ibrahim’s Test, But Technocrats Rise By Calestous Juma Forbes “The Mo Ibrahim Foundation has announced that it could not find a winner for its US$5 million prize for good governance in Africa. … But it … Continue reading

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Calestous Juma on preparing to care for a growing elderly population

Why We Need Innovation To Prepare For The Global Aging Society Forbes October 3, 2012 Commentary by: Calestous Juma, director of the Center’s Science, Technology, and Globalization Project; principal investigator, Agricultural Innovation in Africa; member of the Belfer Center Board … Continue reading

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Calestous Juma on agricultural innovation

Innovation Key to Unlocking Africa’s Horticultural Potential Fresh Fruit Portal August 23, 2012 Commentary by: Calestous Juma, director of the Center’s Science, Technology, and Globalization Project; principal investigator, Agricultural Innovation in Africa; member of the Belfer Center Board of Directors … Continue reading

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