Can Africa’s third industrial development decade deliver?
As the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic kick in, hopes for better progress, at least in the short term, appear to be fading.
The partnership imperative for African innovation in the fourth industrial revolution
The entrepreneurial uptake of computer technology and the entrenchment of digitisation have made Africa a demonstrable source of intellectual power in the digital sphere.
A strategy to leverage the digital transformation for development
The digital transformation provides developing economies new opportunities to leapfrog industrial age infrastructure, to draw on the vast knowledge spillovers from the internet, to take advantage of new markets offered by digital platforms and to exploit production possibilities enabled by digital technologies.