Good News from Africa: Session 2

The all-day conference Good News from Africa, part of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study [...]of the Longer-Range Future Africa 2060 research program, brings together leading experts on Africa to present critical assessments of the continent’s current trends in social, cultural, political, and economic development in four discussion panels. The second, on economy and markets, includes a presentation on entrepreneurship based upon the books Africa Rising¬ and The 86 Percent Solution, by panelist Vijay Mahajan, the John P. Harbin Centennial Chair in Business, University of Texas, Austin, as well as discussions about local economics, how the perception of Africa has changed over time, and agricultural challenges in Burkina Faso.

Hosted by the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future on April 16, 2010.

Tags: africa, economy, india, pardee center, agriculture, entrepreneurship, markets, pardee seminar, africa 2060, jim mccann, vijay mahajan, julius kariuki, margaret mcmillan, harounan kazianga, burkina faso, africa rising, the 86 percent solution

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