Introducing The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) Global Alliance Africa

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Introducing The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) Global Alliance Africa
Introducing The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) Global Alliance Africa

If you are not familiar with KTN Global Alliance Africa, their mission is to connect ideas, people and communities to respond to socio-economic challenges and drive positive change through innovation. 

This is a six-year project funded by UK Aid through the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) and the UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO). The overall objective of KTN Global Alliance Africa is to build stronger UK-African and Pan-African knowledge and partnerships that enable connections to innovators for positive change.

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Fredell has been an entrepreneurship ecosystem development practitioner for more than a decade and is passionate about entrepreneurship and innovation in Africa. His work in entrepreneurship capacity development spans development finance, private equity, philanthropy and academia. He enjoys the support of a diverse global network and has experience from assignments in many African countries, Latin America and South Korea.

Fredell is also a seasoned entrepreneur with valuable experience in Africa’s startup ecosystem, which inspires his teaching and coaching interests. His work with companies, business schools and entrepreneurs has helped him to understand the critical skills required to sustain a successful path as an entrepreneur.

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He is able to speak on the following topics:

  • The role of pan-African and UK-Africa partnerships in the continent’s development
  • The part that innovation plays in addressing Africa’s ever-changing societal, environmental and economic challenges