© 2019 Centre for Science & Technology Innovations

We link scientific innovation to the benefit of every day people: climate adaptation, biochemistry, biotechnology

The 2017 first quarter has been filled with a whirlwind tour and a lot of refocusing.  

In December I was promoted from strategic advisor to Trustee Board Member.  My first task is to position CSTI as a Trust within the national innovation framework while staying close...

Science is often thought of by others as a fixed and rigid discipline.  After all, there are mathematical formulas and empirical proofs as well as principles that become laws.  Granted this is one aspect of science but it misses the artistic and creative side.  Science...

Industrial activity has brought us a lot of material progress. BUT, these material gains have come at the expense of our natural progress. Trees are fewer not more. Clean water is become more scarce. Toxicity and pollution have increased not decreased.  As humans we ar...

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CSTI - What inspires us: 


We are a multidisciplinary team of researchers and practitioners who believe that the scientific and technological knowledge we develop is a legacy trust we create for the community.

Some people are artists, others give inspirational speeches.  We deliver understanding that can be adapted to solve ecological and industrial problems.  The eagerness with which this understanding is received and used is what inspires us to do our work.

We  must treat the earth well. It was not given to us by our parents, it is loaned to us by our children.

Mtunze ardhi vyema. Hamkupewa na wazazi, bali mlikopeshwa na wazawa wenu. (Swahili)

 csti milestones: 


Sept 16, 1998:  CSTI Trust established

1997 to 1999:  Micro-Science kits were developed for schools and are still in use.


2010:  Conclusion of our Sakai Community Resilience to Drough project in which over US $300,000 total funding was leveraged to develop a replicable model for community resilience to drought.  The model was adopted by Kenya government. (See IISD website for additional details)


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