The development of Mauritius has mirrored developments at the University of Mauritius since the country took independence and planted the first seeds of economic growth. Now, the University of Mauritius seeks to create a research-led innovation economy it points to an exciting future for the country.
Innovation and education will be the building blocks of continued development in Africa’s agribusiness industry. How can you bring about culture change in an industry like farming where family businesses have their way of doing things set for generations now? Often the private sector will find solutions where governments struggle.
In developing countries, particularly African ones, millions of people are skipping the technological evolution process, leapfrogging over now-obsolete technologies and going straight to modern fixes.