TED on Africa

How can Africans find solutions to Africa's problems?

Joel Jackson wants to reimagine transportation around the needs of the African consumer. He's designed an SUV that's rugged enough for long stretches of uneven terrain and affordable enough to be within reach of those who need it most.

Africa needs engineers, but its engineering students often end up working at auditing firms and banks. Why? Kamau Gachigi suspects it's because they don't have the spaces and materials needed to test their ideas and start businesses.

Niti Bhan studies business strategy for Africa's informal markets: the small shops and stands, skilled craftspeople and laborers who are the invisible engine that keeps the continent's economy running.

In the vast sweep of history, even an empire can be forgotten. In this wide-ranging talk, Gus Casely-Hayford shares origin stories of Africa that are too often unwritten, lost, unshared.

How can Africa, the home to some of the largest bodies of water in the world, be said to have a water crisis?

Chika Ezeanya-Esiobu wants to see Africans unleash their suppressed creative and innovative energies by acknowledging the significance of their indigenous, authentic knowledge.

The NEPAD Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (NEPAD-IPPF) has advocated the

The ADIE (the state agency in charge of the information technology policy) (https://www.ADIE.sn) has formalized today the dematerialisation of two procedures of the urban planning services: obtaining the

The United Nations Global Marketplace - UNGM - is the common procurement portal of the United Nations system of organizations. It brings together UN procurement staff and the vendor community.


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