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SoE – Transforming the Earth
May 16, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
In this SoE session, the following topics will be treated: Understanding technologies: traditional, modern, post-modern; New and emerging technologies: implications for Africa and Africans; Geoengineering: fiddling with the planetary thermostat; Technofixes: solution or threat?; Introduction to the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ 4IR and the new techno-grab for Africa; Sky, sea and land grabs; Sustain-able innovative solutions as alternative to harmful emerging technologies; Regulating emerging technologies: the pitfalls and the opportunities, etc.