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Millions of cocoa farmers live in poverty across western Africa. Over the years, these farmers have been forced to contend with geopolitical instability, predatory loan practices, and a general lack of information that hampers their [...]
Soga Oni (Legatum Fellow, 2015-2016) discusses the challenges he’s faced building his company, MDaaS, and how working with Ventures Platform has provided the capital and connections to help make that happen. Read More on Artifact [...]
COVID-19 has exacerbated public health concerns in Libya as the country approaches 10 consecutive years of political turmoil and civil war. In 2020 alone, health facilities have been targeted in at least 15 attacks, making hospitals [...]
There are millions of informal motorcycle, tricycle, and bus operators in Nigeria. Many of them are unlicensed, have no identity data and are often used as agents for anonymous crimes. In addition, the majority of [...]
MIT Center for International Studies and MIT-Africa present the short film, "Where Powers Live," followed by a discussion and Q&A with filmmaker Shola Lawal. Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm Building E40, 496 Pye Conference [...]
David Auerbach (MBA ‘11, Legatum Fellow 2011-2012) is a co-founder of Sanergy, which provides sanitation solutions that serve all urban residents, converting waste into valuable end-products. (Sept. 26, 12-1pm, E40-163 (The Martin Trust Center’s “The Garage”) [...]
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