Africa Table: Mobile Innovations and Governance in Ghana

Wed October 1st 2014, 12:00 - 1:00pm
Event Sponsor
Center for African Studies
Encina Hall West, Room 202
Africa Table: Mobile Innovations and Governance in Ghana

Join the Center for African Studies for their weekly lunchtime seminar series. This week's presentation will be given by Kweku Opoku-Agyemang, Global Poverty and Practice Postdoctoral Fellow, Blum Center for Developing Economies, University of California, Berkeley.

Dr. Kweku Opoku-Agyemang works on the political economy of development--how both economic and political factors affect social change, with current emphasis on technological innovations. Before becoming a fellow at the University of California, Berkeley, Kweku was a Research Scholar with the Agricultural and Applied Economics Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Kweku Opoku Agyemang holds a doctorate in Development Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, an M.A. in Economics from Ohio University, and a B.A. in Economics with Geography and Resource Development from the University of Ghana. Kweku was selected as a National Service Person with the Ghana Government, where he worked on scaling up a national HIV/AIDS policy across the country.

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