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THE CONCEPT ON THE 7 TH NATIONAL SCIENCE WEEK 2018

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THE CONCEPT ON THE 7TH NATIONAL SCIENCE WEEK 2018 1.0Introduction The Kenya Vision 2030 recognizes the key role played by Research, Science, Technology and Innovation (RST&I) in wealth creation and building human capital required for the transition to a knowledge-based economy. The Vision proposes to intensify the application of RST&I to raise productivity and efficiency levels across the economic, social and political pillars of national development agenda.In accordance with the Constitution of Kenya, the National Government is implementing the ST&I policy framework in consultation and collaboration with the County Governments. The two levels of Governments have the role to mobilise resources and widen the involvement of relevant stakeholders
The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the African Union’s Agenda 2063 (implemented through ST&I Strategy for Africa –STISA 2024), focuses on socio-economic transformation of the continent. In view of the above, the 7thNati…