Better higher education could help the continent solve many of its problems and maximise its greatest asset — its youth.
Speaking at the inaugural meeting of the Next Einstein Forum (NEF) Global Gathering March 2016, an international conference focused on the development of science and technology in Africa, Sir Leszek Borysiewicz emphasised the importance of partnership.
Cambridge Vice Chancellor (Cambridge-Africa Day 2015)
Funding for capacity-building initiatives renewed
“Cambridge is the go-to institution to help build capacity for African researchers working in Africa.” Professor David Dunne, Director Cambridge-Africa
The only sustainable, and socially equitable, way to address these opportunities is to support the development of African scientists to participate in balanced partnerships, and to lead, in these globally important fields.
Dr Abu Yaya, CAPREx research fellow (2014-2015) and University of Ghana