African scientists on the road back home
Facts on the African brain drain are old or hard to find. One thing is clear, though. Those who are able to travel will expand their professional insights and horizons by doing so. Remains the question whether these people will return back home to share their new knowledge and experiences.
If you are part of that demographic that was fortunate enough to receive a proper education, chances are your eyes will be opened up towards worlds beyond, regardless of your country or financial background. And it goes without saying that if you had that education and your cash is tight, you might want to explore and experience a few of these new worlds from up close.
During recent years, this has happened quite a lot. There are UNESCO reports that cite Africa’s brain …