3 posts categorised "Juliet Phillips"

24 October 2016

Disrupting African Agriculture: Aquaponics – a solution to Africa’s food security challenges?

By Joel Segal, Partner, Chair of Africa Business Group and Juliet Phillips, PwC Consulting Global population growth combined with increased food consumption and a greater demand for animal protein means that by 2050, there will be an estimated 60% increase in global food demand. At the same time, climate change,...

01 August 2016

Disruptive Technology - 3D printing prosthetics are only the beginning in Africa

By Joel Segal, Partner, Chair of Africa Business Group and Juliet Phillips, PwC Consulting 3D printing is an emerging technology that’s helping to tackle a variety of issues in sectors ranging from agriculture to healthcare. Enthusiasm for this technology is not limited to Europe and America; in fact entrepreneurs in...

28 June 2016

Africa - more than just a resources story – drones in healthcare

By Joel Segal, Partner, Chair of Africa Business Group and Juliet Phillips, PwC Consulting Many innovative tech solutions are coming out of Africa, leap-frogging traditional solutions that may not work in remote or infrastructure-poor environments. Most people will have heard about M-PESA, the mobile money transfer service that took off...