Innovation Digest for Kenya
The 2018 SDG Index and Dashboards report presents a revised and updated assessment of countries’ distance to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
World Bank data on social and economic indicators.
Kenya’s government has tapped into the country’s abundant sunshine by installing a solar-powered water pump that serves 40,000 rural residents.
Solar-powered panels that condense water vapour in the air could be a sustainable source of drinking water in dry areas of Kenya.
Commonwealth Parliamentarians representing the Small Branches Network of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) met in Nairobi to examine the global implications of climate change for the smallest nations and territories in the world and highlighted that small states can be ‘global innovators’ in combatting global warming.
Kenya submitted its first Voluntary National Review on the Sustainable Development Goals in 2017 to the United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development. The report tracks the progress Kenya has made so far towards each of the 17 SDGs and 169 targets.
The Centre provides incubation, capacity building services and financing to Kenyan entrepreneurs and new ventures that are developing innovative solutions in energy, water and agribusiness to address climate change challenges.
A new echolocation tool developed in Kenya could make it easier for people with visual impairment to move around and access public spaces.
Megagas focuses on the manufacturing of clean cooking gas from plastic waste, providing an innovative method of creating affordable and sustainable fuel.
As climate change effects more droughts in Kenya, water harvesting may be the new way to safeguard agriculture.
The Feed the Future Kenya Innovation Engine programme harnesses innovations that will generate significant increases in household incomes and nutrition.