Foresight Africa Podcast

By The Brookings Institution

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The Foresight Africa podcast celebrates the dynamism and optimism across Africa and explores strategies for broadening the benefits of growth to all people in the region. Host Aloysius Uche Ordu, director of the Africa Growth Initiative at the Brookings Institution, interviews policy experts and leaders from the public sector, private sector, and civil society on key trends affecting people and nations on the continent.

Episode Date
Conserving biodiversity from Angola’s water tower to Botswana’s Okavango Delta
Aug 30, 2023
Is gold mining part of the solution to climate change?
Aug 22, 2023
Africa’s food security challenge
Aug 02, 2023
How unequal health outcomes challenge economic growth in Africa
Jul 19, 2023
Liberia’s agriculture minister on her vision for farming and food in Liberia
Jul 05, 2023
A Nigerian entrepreneur shares her story of innovation and transformative leadership
Jun 21, 2023
The world must deliver more climate finance for Africa
Jun 07, 2023
Learning from the people of Nairobi’s Mukuru slum
May 24, 2023
How Sierra Leone is getting more girls into STEM
May 24, 2023
Risks and opportunities of STEM education in Africa
Apr 26, 2023
How remittances and philanthropy meet development challenges in Africa
Apr 12, 2023
Was Nigeria’s presidential election fair?
Apr 05, 2023
In Uganda, opening political, economic, and social doors for women and girls
Mar 08, 2023
Africa’s global opportunity in rare earth elements
Mar 01, 2023
A successful election in Nigeria would send a powerful message
Feb 15, 2023
Sudanese women advancing justice and equality since the 1920s
Feb 01, 2023
Dispatches from Africa’s COP: Malagasy youth on Madagascar’s beauty and the climate risks it faces
Dec 08, 2022
Dispatches from Africa’s COP: Ghanaian youth are joining climate action for survival
Dec 07, 2022
Dispatches from Africa’s COP: Seychelles youth opt for climate capacity building
Dec 06, 2022
Dispatches from Africa’s COP: Kenyan youths on the frontlines of climate adaptation
Dec 05, 2022
The future of podcasting in Africa
Aug 31, 2022
Making the future of African STEM female
Aug 17, 2022
The role of regional economic communities in implementing the African Continental Free Trade Area
Aug 03, 2022
African Youth Survey reveals sustained optimism and shifting priorities
Jul 20, 2022
Pursuing an education "Against All Odds"
Jul 06, 2022
Re-approaching Africa’s economic integration agenda
Jun 22, 2022
Young Ugandan climate activists on their work and vision
Jun 08, 2022
What’s next for U.S.-Africa relations under the Biden administration?
May 25, 2022
The resilience of African nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic
May 11, 2022
New tools for easing cross-border trade in Africa
Apr 27, 2022
Tackling the climate change challenge in Africa
Apr 22, 2022
Five trends to expect in Africa for the rest of 2022
Apr 13, 2022
Connecting Africa’s tech talent with the world
Mar 30, 2022
Lessons from Lagos state in addressing youth unemployment
Mar 16, 2022
Investment in science and technology is key to an Africa economic boom
Mar 02, 2022
African solutions to African health system challenges
Feb 16, 2022
Data governance in Africa
Feb 02, 2022
Introducing the Foresight Africa podcast, exploring Africa's dynamism and strategies to benefit all people in the region
Jan 14, 2022