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Jean-Claude Bastos de Morais

Africa has long inspired me with its deep cultural contrasts, striking natural beauty and the innate liveliness of its people. There is so much raw talent and potential amongst the African people that I find myself constantly motivated with new ideas, ventures and collaborations. It is a continent that is alive and evolving in a way that is so unique, so incredible, that it is impossible not to be excited for Africa.

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The Top Ten African Countries to Have Moved the Innovation Needle

December 11, 2017

Tech Innovation is the Future of Africa

December 7, 2017

In today’s fast-paced world, technologies are quickly evolving while African countries are only playing catchup due partially to technological advancements that are not seen by the rest of the world.  I discuss here the importance of innovation for technology in Africa & how the Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) continues to expand and nurture this ecosystem.

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Agritourism as a Solution to Disrupting Africa’s Smallholder Farming Communities

November 21, 2017

The role of innovation in catalyzing the future of agritourism in Africa is very promising.  In my latest article in the African Leadership magazine, I discuss how agritourism is making a positive impact on local smallholder farming communities by supporting job creation, artisanal crafts, and cultural exchange. Read the full article here.

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