The Afrikan triple helix

Co-authored with Zoe Palmer – Published in IFR Africa Futures Introduction Having reached a tipping point of industrialization over the last two decades, the world’s leading economies have evolved into knowledge-based economies, shedding their reliance on traditional resources like labour and capital. In these economies, new knowledge, innovation and technological change have become the drivers…

Afrikan design innovation – embracing complexity

Disrupting the pendulum Spurred on by disruption, rapid advances in technology and unprecedented socio-economic and environmental change, the adverse effects of globalisation have been felt worldwide.  Consequently, the globalisation gains that have been made over the past quarter of a century are fast being overshadowed by growing discontent in the West. This in part due…