Newsdetails BORDA Africa

31.08.2015 14:58 Category: Recent News
by Itika kilimbe, BORDA ESA


The 24th to the 26th of June 2015, BORDA attended the 4th Annual Scientific Conference on Science Technology and Innovation at the Julius Nyerere International Conference Center, funded by COSTECH, the Tanzanian Commission for Science and Technology and SIDA(Swedish international development cooperation agency).

The three day conference on science, technology and innovation (STI) brings together researchers, academicians, innovators, entrepreneurs, inventors from the public, private sectors and policy/decision makers from various disciplines to share experiences and deliberate how science, technology and innovation can contribute to facilitating the attainment of TANZANIA’S National Development vision for 2025. President of the United Republic of Tanzania his Excellency, Dr. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete opened the conference with a speech which involved exhibitions from local scientists and innovators, President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete said that the STI Conference theme this year of ‘Fostering Innovations for Sustainable Development and Industrial Growth’ intends to provide linkages between science and industry, creating new strategies to improve livelihoods while ensuring sustainable use of resources.

The aim of this exhibition for BORDA was to promote BORDA’s activities and network with other exhibitors, with that being said, the President showed great interest in the BORDA stand, where Bossman Liana had the opportunity to explain our integrated sanitation solutions.