Africa

SEED photo of a woman in a field
June 18, 2014
Money builds on 22 awards and seven fellowships funded by Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies.
Silhouette of African continent
April 9, 2014
Applications accepted through June 13, 2014.
Hands holding a dish
February 21, 2014
$10 million grant program is part of the Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies.
Debate in Sierra Leone
October 22, 2013
Research in Sierra Leone offers insights into how to help voters elect better leaders, dampen ethnic rivalries, and strengthen democracy.
June 18, 2013
The launch initiates on-the-ground efforts to help scale high-potential enterprises and create jobs.
June 10, 2013
The cofounder of online jewelry retailer Brilliant Earth explains how she built her business. 
Jay Alabraba, cofounder of Pagatech
May 28, 2013
The cofounder of Pagatech learns to balance the cultures of two countries and expand access to financial services.
Children in LIberia
May 20, 2013
Project Healthy Children works with governments and manufacturers to bring fortified foods to people at risk.
Stanford GSB students in Africa
May 1, 2013
Grant created to encourage African citizens with a commitment to the continent’s development to pursue an MBA at Stanford.
speakers at the Stanford Africa Forum
April 7, 2013
Michael Ugwu explains the challenges, and opportunities, of building a company in Lagos.
SEED photo of a woman in a field
June 18, 2014
Money builds on 22 awards and seven fellowships funded by Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies.
Silhouette of African continent
April 9, 2014
Applications accepted through June 13, 2014.
Hands holding a dish
February 21, 2014
$10 million grant program is part of the Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies.
June 18, 2013
The launch initiates on-the-ground efforts to help scale high-potential enterprises and create jobs.
June 10, 2013
The cofounder of online jewelry retailer Brilliant Earth explains how she built her business. 
Jay Alabraba, cofounder of Pagatech
May 28, 2013
The cofounder of Pagatech learns to balance the cultures of two countries and expand access to financial services.
Children in LIberia
May 20, 2013
Project Healthy Children works with governments and manufacturers to bring fortified foods to people at risk.
Stanford GSB students in Africa
May 1, 2013
Grant created to encourage African citizens with a commitment to the continent’s development to pursue an MBA at Stanford.
speakers at the Stanford Africa Forum
April 7, 2013
Michael Ugwu explains the challenges, and opportunities, of building a company in Lagos.
Mitchell Elegbe, CEO of Interswitch Ltd
March 29, 2013
The for-profit sector steps up to play its role in Africa’s economic development.
Debate in Sierra Leone
October 22, 2013
Research in Sierra Leone offers insights into how to help voters elect better leaders, dampen ethnic rivalries, and strengthen democracy.
Mana RUTF package
March 4, 2013
A new study finds that a different approach to food-relief efforts in the developing world could save more lives.
March 1, 2010
For millions of people across Africa, motorcycles can be a key to effective health care. A well-maintained fleet of vehicles and motorcycles to connect patients, medical expertise, and medicine is sometimes the most vital link in the health delivery supply chain. A new case written for the Stanford Global Supply Chain Management Forum describes one successful program.