Professor Calestous Juma of Harvard Kennedy School will give the inaugural lecture in the Political Economy Research Institute's African Development Policy Program Speaker Series, “Growing Africa: Agricultural Innovation and Economic Transformation” on Friday, Feb. 22 at 3 p.m. in the Gordon Hall Conference Room.
Juma is one of the leading scholars on innovation and agricultural development in Africa.
The first lecture is co-sponsored by the Economics Department’s History and Development Workshop.
Gordon Hall is located at 418 N. Pleasant St.. The event is free and open to the public.