Category Archives: Science Technology and Globalization

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 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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Calestous Juma on technology in Africa

Africa Needs to Invest More in ‘Life Sciences’ to Benefit from Technology The East African August 18, 2012 Interview with: Calestous Juma, director of the Center’s Science, Technology, and Globalization Project; principal investigator, Agricultural Innovation in Africa; member of the … Continue reading

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Calestous Juma on agricultural innovation in Africa

Africa Must Wake Up to the Reality That Hunger is Now a National Security Issue Daily Nation August 14, 2012 Commentary by: Calestous Juma, director of the Center’s Science, Technology, and Globalization Project; principal investigator, Agricultural Innovation in Africa; member … Continue reading

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Calestous Juma to co-chair new AU panel on science, technology, and innovation

African Union establishes High Level Panel on Science, Technology and Innovation African Union Commission (AUC) August 3, 2012 Featuring: Calestous Juma, director of the Center’s Science, Technology, and Globalization Project; principal investigator, Agricultural Innovation in Africa; member of the Belfer … Continue reading

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Robert Paarlberg on U.S. corn crop

No Need to Panic about Corn China Daily July 20, 2012 Commentary by: Robert Paarlberg, Advisory Board Member, Agricultural Innovation in Africa Project; Former Research Fellow, Science, Technology, and Globalization Project/Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program, 2007–2008 Topic: U.S. corn … Continue reading

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Calestous Juma on Kenya

Why Kenya Has to Adopt Biotechnology in Farming All Africa June 27, 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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