Events / Institutions / Learning / News / Policies / Training / Universities

The Scinnovent Centre facilitates training on effective communication with policy makers

One of the main objectives of the Scinnovent Centre is on strengthening skills and shaping attitudes. Recognizing that for actors to remain competitive they need to constantly learn new skills and update their knowledge bases, the training and capacity building programmes addresses this objective. These training courses are developed through a three – stage process … Continue reading

Biotechnology / Events / Institutions / Learning / Youth

Engaging secondary school students in scientific activities

Scientists have for a long time focused on university students mainly because they are the immediate entrants into the professional world. Universities are more often than not one of the most preferred venues for launches, workshops, seminars and talks. Fortunately or unfortunately, this has been the norm in our country. University students have had the … Continue reading

Innovation / Institutions / Learning / Partnerships / Smallholders

Do partnerships between farmers and exporters lead to learning and innovation? insights from Kenya’s cut-flower industry

A new study reveals that institutional set-up and governance arrangements could enhance opportunities for learning and innovation for smallholder farmers.  The study investigates the role of partnerships between smallholder cut-flower farmers and exporters in Kenya in fostering innovation and learning. The study paper is part of the proceedings of the international conference on ‘Innovations in … Continue reading