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Interview with Dr. Roy Mugiira, Director NACOSTI

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CONCEPT NOTE FOR THE 8TH NATIONAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY EXHIBITIONS WEEK

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CONCEPT NOTE FOR THE 8TH NATIONAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY EXHIBITIONS WEEK DATE 5TH - 9TH AUGUST 2019 VENUE KENYATTA INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION CENTRE, NAIROBI, KENYA
THEME SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION: BUILDING PARTNERSHIPS, TRANSFORMING SOCIETY








THE 8TH NATIONAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY EXHIBITIONS WEEK POSTER

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THE 8TH NATIONAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY EXHIBITIONS WEEK






Ushering in a new era in the ST&I sector

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LAUNCH OF NACOSTI STRATEGIC PLAN 2018-2022 & NATIONAL RESEARCH PRIORITIES FOR 2018-2022; AND ISO 9001:2015 CERTIFICATION
At a colourful ceremony, the National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation (NACOSTI) ushered in a new era for the sector it regulates. It launched two documents that detail how it will, henceforth, support the science, technology and innovation (ST&I) sector to scale new heights in the drive to transform the economy.

The event hosted in Nairobi on June 11 was a promise to Kenyans that going forward, the ST&I sec- tor will help the nation realise its key development goals.

Prof Collete Suda, Chief Administrative Secretary and Principal Secretary for University Education and Research in the Ministry of Education, issued a challenge to ST&I stakeholders.

As chief guest, Prof. Suda set the bar high for actors in the sector. She asked them why, for example, Kenyans should not use ST&I to produce enough food and banish hunger.

She gave th…

How NACOSTI will support national development goals?

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LAUNCH OF NACOSTI STRATEGIC PLAN 2018-2022 & NATIONAL RESEARCH PRIORITIES FOR 2018-2022; AND ISO 9001:2015 CERTIFICATION

Putting science, technology and innovation at the heart of Big 4

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LAUNCH OF NACOSTI STRATEGIC PLAN 2018-2022 & NATIONAL RESEARCH PRIORITIES FOR 2018-2022; AND ISO 9001:2015 CERTIFICATION

Kenya ready to fully unlock scientific and innovation potential, says NACOSTI DG

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LAUNCH OF NACOSTI STRATEGIC PLAN 2018-2022 & NATIONAL RESEARCH PRIORITIES FOR 2018-2022; AND ISO 9001:2015 CERTIFICATION

Kenya has made strides in shaping the science, technology and innovation (ST&I) sector to fuel the achievement of national development goals. More than ever before, the country is leveraging science, technology and innovation for national development as encapsulated in the Big 4 Agenda. 

This is according to Dr. Moses Rugutt, the Director General of the National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation (NACOSTI). He explained that the Government had created a favourable environment for the local ST&I sector to unlock its full potential. 

He said this last Tuesday when the Commission launched its newest strategic plan and national research priorities. NACOSTI also received its ISO 9001:2015 certificate from the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS). 

Dr. Rugutt said the policy and legal changes that the Government had introduced over the last few  years a…