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Calestous Juma on science and technology diplomacy

Forging New Diplomatic Bonds Through Science and Technology By Calestous Juma Technology and Policy “Science and technology are being increasingly recognized as central features in international diplomacy. Much of the attention, however, has focused on how major industrialized countries and … Continue reading

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Calestous Juma on the future of engineering

How Young Engineers Will Mold the Future By Calestous Juma Technology & Policy “In a provocative article, the Economist recently asked whether new technology had stopped driving the world economy. The article challenged innovation pessimists by providing several examples of … Continue reading

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Calestous Juma on Biotechnology

Persecuting Biotechnology By Calestous Juma Technology and Policy blog “In a widely circulated speech, UK environmental activist Mark Lynas has apologized for his past history of demonizing transgenic crops and masterminding the anti-biotechnology campaign. Such apologetic statements help to signal the … Continue reading

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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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