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NASA International Space Apps Challenge Weekend

This Saturday & Sunday the NASA International Space Apps challenge will be happening at iHub co-organized by GDG Kimathi University, GDG Nairobi, Nairobi JS & iHub.   People have a chance to use NASA data, work directly on NASA challenges and tackle projects that can have real impact on life on earth and in space. […]

Get involved in the Agri-Hack Championship!

The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) is a joint international institution of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States and the European Union (EU). From 4 to 8 November 2013, CTA and the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources (MINAGRI), Rwanda, will organize an international conference on ICT for Agriculture […]

Research To-Impact (R2I) Project: So far

 By Evans Campbell, iHub Consulting Did you know that upon selection, a government extension officer (responsible for training farmers) must go through a 2-week motorcycle riding course and pass to obtain a license? In January 2013, the Institute for Development Studies (IDS) and CABI, in collaboration with iHub Consulting and iHub Research sought to tackle the […]

iHub Robotics 2013 and Beyond

In the last year, we have grown a community of hackers and tech enthusiasts through both online engagement and the series of bootcamps and hackathons that were held in 2012. These were great opportunities for our participants to both gain access to the tools and skills needed to build the different projects, as well as […]

Research to Impact Hackathon

After months, or sometimes years of very intensive studies, researchers produce long reports laden with jargon, which are often times published in exclusive academic journals only. Given the high cost of access to such publications, the practitioner on the ground that needs this information most is unable to use and practice findings from these research […]

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