Why is Kenya an Innovation Hub?

Knowledge and resources…is the answer being given at the Global Forum on Innovation.   At the i-hub in Nairobi people were given mobile phones and created amongst other things m-farm.   A sisal rope machine was developed in East Africa by a local person who is now been given some capacity building to develop his innovation to scale.  

Is this an example of technology justice?   This raises the issue of who might drive technology justice.  Is there a role for intermediary organisations?   The i-hub and m:lab in Kenya are places where innovation happens…where people can be exposed to non-traditional environments that positively encourages new things.

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