James Shikwati

James Shikwati was born in 1970 in Kericho, Kenya. He is an economist and the director of the Inter Region Economic Network, a think tank developing innovative strategies to improve quality of life in Africa. Recently he was a Fellow at the Robert Bosch Academy in Berlin, researching the topic of development aid and the environment. Shikwati lives in Nairobi.

Articles by this author

Poorest nation, richest nation (Issue III+IV/2018)

“A few profit, the rest go hungry”

Kenyan economist James Shikwati believes that the Central African Republic's problems mirror those of the whole continent. Despite this, he still has high hopes for the country. He explains why in an interview.