March 29, 2017Estimated reading time: 2 minutes Read Time

On the 29th March, the PEI held an Africa Breakfast Club meeting, which focused on the UK-Africa Trade Relationship, post-Brexit. Featuring a keynote presentation from the Rt Hon Greg Hands, Minister of State for Trade and Investment, our guests included African Heads of Mission, senior diplomats, and high-level representatives from the private sector and UK… Read More

PEI Scholar, Tawseef Latona, goes to the University of Cape Town

March 20, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 0 minutes Less than a minute Read Time

The PEI is thrilled to announce that one of the winners of the HE Ameenah Gurib-Fakim PhD Scholarship Programme, Tawseef Latona, is at the University of Cape Town where he will pursue a PhD in Chemical Engineering.

PEI Spotlight Seminar: The Future of Agriculture in Africa

March 16, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 8 minutes Read Time

Agriculture is fundamental to development on the continent. It employs more than 65% of the continent’s populations and contributes 32% of Africa’s GDP. Yet the continent’s smallholder farmers, who comprise 80% of its agricultural labour forces, continue to face challenges from plant disease, unproductive soil, pests and droughts to gender disparities, unreliable markets, poor pricing… Read More

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