Moving Africa forward with Design

Icsid board member, Mugendi M'Rithaa, a professor at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology, recently returned from a trip to Nairobi, Kenya, where the Icsid Executive Board had met for its latest meeting. He discusses with interviewer Michael Mwai the challenges that African designers face from the very definition of design to improvements of design education in Africa.

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