Using Africa’s precious innovation capacity to Bee-Watcher-Watch innovation

Year Published 2023
Business unit: External Contributors
Resource type: Case study
File type: Microsoft Powerpoint
Theme(s): Economic Development, Science & Technology


The webinar focused on whether we are we truly tapping into the potential of Africa’s best innovators? In a thought-provoking article by Geci Karuri-Sebina and Amy Mutua, they factually and metaphorically illustrate how a majority of Africa’s civic tech initiatives (which are mainly concentrated in Southern Africa) are focused on monitoring government accountability and effectiveness. Meanwhile, pressing real-life challenges like energy, food security, health, and climate take a back seat.

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