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Monday, 16 April 2012

ALIN bags ICT innovation award

Arid Lands Information Network (ALIN) ( has scooped an ICT innovation award offered by the Kenya ICT Board and the Kenya Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat. The award announced on April 4th, 2012 at a celebratory event during the Connected Kenya Summit in Diani, Kenya, recognizes and celebrates Kenyans who have developed ICT solutions that drive economic growth and social development as outlined in Kenya’s Vision 2030. 

Companies or organizations which are registered in Kenya and have had their products in the market for at least six months are eligible to apply for the award.

ALIN through (Maarifa) Knowledge centres, have introduced a range of ICT solutions seeking to improve the livelihoods of communities living in the arid and semi arid areas of Kenya Uganda and Tanzania. The products are enabling access to information through the Internet, library services, online market information ( Free ICT trainings are also offered at the Maarifa centers.
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