In Summary
  • The conference dubbed 'Innovations and Learning Forum' is scheduled to take place between June 15 and 17, 2017.
  • Kiambu's waste management project at Kang'oki dumpsite in Thika is one of the innovations that will be showcased.
  • It has been converting solid waste into biodegradable products.

The Council of Governors (CoG), in partnership with the World Bank, will in June host a two-day innovations forum in Nairobi.

During the meeting, select counties will get an opportunity to showcase the innovations they have developed since the start of devolution to offer solutions to challenges facing them in the fields of agribusiness, agriculture, skills development and waste management, among others.

The conference dubbed 'Innovations and Learning Forum' is scheduled to take place between June 15 and 17, 2017.

Different counties will exhibit their innovations so that others, potential partners and donors get a chance to learn how to solve problems in their regions.

KIAMBU PROJECT

Kiambu County's waste management project at the Kang'oki dumpsite in Thika is one of the innovations that will be showcased at the forum.

Speaking during a tour of the site by World Bank consultants and CoG representatives, Kiambu Deputy Governor Gerald Githinji said the facility, a first one in Africa but yet to be fully made operational, has so far helped a great deal in managing the industrial town's and entire county's waste there.

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