Overview

Science and Technology refers to processes and activities for the generation of knowledge and information about the material world and their application to the improvement of human welfare. Promotion of scientific knowledge and development of technology create the necessary conditions for socio-economic growth and sustainable development. Solutions for many of the economic, social and…

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Science and Technology refers to processes and activities for the generation of knowledge and information about the material world and their application to the improvement of human welfare. Promotion of scientific knowledge and development of technology create the necessary conditions for socio-economic growth and sustainable development. Solutions for many of the economic, social and environmental challenges require application of science and technology. This makes development of knowledge not only relevant, but also essential to livelihood security and critical to development objectives at the local, national and international levels.

The Constitution of Kenya, 2010 recognizes the development and application of Science Technology and Innovation (ST&I) for national development and prosperity. In its long term development strategy, outlined in Vision 2030, the Government of Kenya envisages a nation that is globally competitive and prosperous with a high quality of life by the year 2030. In pursuit of the vision, Science, Technology and Innovation will be harnessed to stimulate technological and economic transformation that will lead to sustained economic growth of 10 per cent per annum, and social well-being in the next 20 years. Today, developments in science and technology are useful in recycling, water and air purification, sewage treatment, solid waste management, renewable energy, weather forecasting, energy conservation and natural resource management among others.

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