August 12-13 2021
Prof Calestous Juma Seminar Co-hosted by African Centre for Technology Studies and the Calestous Juma Legacy Foundation the inaugural seminar focused on the topic of Re-igniting Africa industrialization through inclusive knowledge and innovation.
Day one brought together public and private sector experts and stakeholders to discuss how to re-ignite sustainable industrialization towards social and economic growth. The main expected outcome of the seminar was to create a sustained dialogue and document inputs from the participants’ experiences, lessons, good practices, and ideas about sustainable industrialization towards social and economic growth.
Day two presented a new framework for understanding how green transformation and sustainable industrialization can be combined, highlighting the opportunities and constraints for local capability building and the scope for local policy action.