Here are ways to make agriculture Africa's best economic alternative. Calestous Juma, July 19, 2013, Article. "Recently, Professor Calestous Juma, Faculty Chair of Harvard Kennedy School and the author of the ‘New Harvest: Agricultural innovation in Africa’ gave an inspiring lecture on Agricultural innovation in Africa at The Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH) in Dar es Salaam. Professor Juma who directs the ‘Agricultural Innovation in Africa’ project funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation was on the view that agricultural innovation is a critical starting point for industrial..."  Link