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Foresight Africa Podcast
Foresight Africa Podcast
The Brookings Institution

The Foresight Africa podcast celebrates the dynamism and optimism across Africa and explores strategies for broadening the benefits of growth to all... more

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Measuring African perspectives on democracy and governance

Africa experienced a wave of democratic unrest from 2020-23, with seven countries—Mali, Chad, Guinea, Sudan, Burkina Faso, Niger, and Gabon—falling... more

15 May 2024 · 38 minutes
What African countries risk if they don’t accelerate their digital transformation

African countries lag behind G20 nations in their digital infrastructure and risk falling behind in their economic development and exacerbating... more

01 May 2024 · 33 minutes
Africa’s opportunities for change and transformation

Aloysius Uche Ordu, director of the Africa Growth Initiative (AGI) at Brookings, and Landry Signé, AGI senior fellow, discuss the... more

01 May 2024 · 32 minutes
Season three of Foresight Africa podcast is coming soon

Season three of Foresight Africa podcast will debut soon with new episodes that celebrate the dynamism and optimism across Africa.... more

24 Apr 2024 · 1 minute
Conserving biodiversity from Angola’s water tower to Botswana’s Okavango Delta

Kerllen Costa, Angola country director of National Geographic’s Okavango Wilderness Project, tells the story of the flora and fauna of... more

30 Aug 2023 · 42 minutes
Is gold mining part of the solution to climate change?

John Mulligan, climate change lead at the World Gold Council, talks with host Aloysius Ordu about the Council’s role in... more

22 Aug 2023 · 40 minutes
Africa’s food security challenge

Danielle Resnick, a David M. Rubenstein Fellow at Brookings, discusses her research on food security challenges in Africa. She notes... more

02 Aug 2023 · 39 minutes
How unequal health outcomes challenge economic growth in Africa

Belinda Archibong, a David M. Rubenstein Fellow at Brookings and professor at Barnard College, talks with host Aloysius Ordu about... more

19 Jul 2023 · 46 minutes
Liberia’s agriculture minister on her vision for farming and food in Liberia

Jeanine Cooper, minister of agriculture for the Republic of Liberia, shares her transformative vision for agriculture in her country, one... more

05 Jul 2023 · 45 minutes
A Nigerian entrepreneur shares her story of innovation and transformative leadership

Ada Osakwe, a Nigerian innovator and business leader, talks about her role as an innovative entrepreneur and transformative investor. Osakwe... more

21 Jun 2023 · 40 minutes
Foresight Africa Podcast
Measuring African perspectives on democracy and governance
Foresight Africa Podcast