Dr. Peter Kofi Da Costa who passed away on 18 August 2019 was Vice-Chair of ALC’s Board of Trustees as well as mentor at the Centre. Dr. Da Costa was instrumental in shaping the strategic direction of ALC’s knowledge transfer agenda and projection of ALC voice to a broader constituency of actors. He steered the Centre’s effort to improve data and research communication so as to upscale the impact and reach of the ALC. In this Lecture titled “Peter
Kofi Da Costa and leadership of Africa’s knowledge revolution from the sidelines” delivered by ALC’s Founding Director, Prof. Funmi Olonisakin who is currently Vice President & Vice-Principal International King’s College London, Dr. Da Costa would be remember by he led a knowledge revolution framed by a particular worldview and position in relation to the politics of knowledge.
The Lecture served as the Launch of what will become a part of several legacy projects to be dedicated to his Legacy by the Centre.