SciDev.Net: Innovative Africa and tackling climate change at COP19

SciDev presents a monthly podcast to keep people in the loop about science and technology news related to global development. In this podcast, listeners hear about the rise of African innovation and how the UN is addressing climate change.

PhD student Pelly Malebe and SciDev editor Kaz Janowski talk about the bright future for Africa’s scientists at the Regional Initiative in Science and Education (RISE) conference in Johannesburg, South Africa. Jonathan Ledgard, director of the new Afrotech initiative at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, discusses the challenges and opportunities for Africa in the digital age. Podcast here.

December 2013