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ICT identifies Innovation as a key driver of economic development

29 February 2016, 15:37

Nairobi – The Cabinet Secretary of Information, Communications and Technology (ICT), Joe Mucheru pin pointed innovation as being a defining factor driving economic development.

Also read: Tourism arrivals in the country down 13 pct in 2015.

According to Presidential Strategic Communications (PSCU) during a three-day workshop organised by the Grand Challengers Africa in the capital, Mucheru stated that innovations must be supported and celebrated.

Mucheru identified three innovators who have come up with ways in which to create awareness and sensitise Kenyans on issues such as HIV/Aids and water purification.

He touched on the importance of public and private partnerships in order to promote innovations and alleviate risk assessment in essential investments.

These essential investments have been identified in the realm of science and technology.

The three-day workshop brought together over 500 science innovators from across the world.

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