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Africa’s Debt Burden in a Dynamic World

2019-04-26T11:20:37+00:00

HARSH CHOICES FOR AFRICA Press Statement The 17th Inter-Region Economic Network (IREN) Forum, held in Nairobi, Kenya, 15th–18th April 2019, dedicated considerable intellectual and analytic attention to the Gunboat and Debt Diplomacy strategies facing East Africa and Africa in general. The presentations and in-depth deliberations unraveled this truth: Africa faces a serious, double-pronged predicament: Gunboat Diplomacy [...]

Africa’s Debt Burden in a Dynamic World2019-04-26T11:20:37+00:00

IREN to Promote Tech and Innovation in the Lake Region Economic Bloc Counties

2019-04-29T16:26:20+00:00

The Inter Region Economic Network (IREN) has launched the IREN Technologies and Innovations Platform 2019 (ITIC 2019) to promote the best mix of technology and innovation to processes along the agribusiness value chains. Innovators are expected to address the region’s challenges in value addition, energy, storage, logistics and marketing. The Lake region is known for fish, [...]

IREN to Promote Tech and Innovation in the Lake Region Economic Bloc Counties2019-04-29T16:26:20+00:00

Enactus Kenya Champions Industry and Academia Linkage to Promote Smart Solutions and Employability Skills

2019-04-29T16:25:05+00:00

30th January 2019, Nairobi: Enactus Kenya has rolled out a platform that will enable private sector, active in use of modern technology and smart solutions, to adopt its affiliate universities to jointly pilot on projects with students. In a bid to catalyze direct industry connection with 34 Universities affiliated to Enactus Kenya, the Enactus Kenya Business [...]

Enactus Kenya Champions Industry and Academia Linkage to Promote Smart Solutions and Employability Skills2019-04-29T16:25:05+00:00

IREN holds the 14TH IREN Bukura Trade and Cultural Fair

2019-04-29T16:37:15+00:00

  Hundreds of traders, corporate companies and innovators with food security solutions drawn from various counties of the Lake Region Economic Bloc under the IREN Technologies and Innovation Challenge (ITIC-2018) umbrella showcased their products during the 14th IREN Bukura Trade and Cultural Fair themed “Culture, Trade and Technology in Agribusiness.” The event aims to demonstrate the [...]

IREN holds the 14TH IREN Bukura Trade and Cultural Fair2019-04-29T16:37:15+00:00

IREN Announces Winners of the IREN Technologies and Innovation Challenge 2018

2019-05-02T10:44:50+00:00

29TH November, 2018, Nairobi: A pesticide that dehydrates cereals to prevent aflatoxins, a self-sustaining energy system that can power engines and a solar powered chipping and drying equipment emerged top in the just concluded IREN Technologies and Innovations Challenge 2018 (ITIC-2018) for the Lake Region. ITIC-2018 covered 28 solution hubs from the 14 counties that make [...]

IREN Announces Winners of the IREN Technologies and Innovation Challenge 20182019-05-02T10:44:50+00:00

The 10th IREN Bukura Cultural Day

2019-04-16T23:03:34+00:00

Theme: Youth, Food Security & Industrialization Date: December 19, 2014 Venue: Bukura Primary School The Inter Region Economic Network (IREN) is pleased to announce The 10th IREN Bukura Cultural Day set for December 19, 2014 at the Bukura Primary School Sports Ground. The Annual IREN Bukura Cultural Day aims at facilitating positive exposure for young [...]

The 10th IREN Bukura Cultural Day2019-04-16T23:03:34+00:00

Shikwati To Receive Walter Scheel Prize

2019-03-19T14:20:57+00:00

The Board of Directors of the Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung fur die Freiheit unanimously nominated Mr. James Shikwati, the Founder Director of the Inter Region Economic Network (IREN Kenya) to receive the “Walter-Scheel-Prize 2015 for Commitment to Development Cooperation.” The citation focuses on his work over the years on Foreign Aid debate; need for Africa to foster individual [...]

Shikwati To Receive Walter Scheel Prize2019-03-19T14:20:57+00:00

The 5th IREN Eastern Africa Thought Leaders Forum

2015-05-11T10:55:46+00:00

The 5th IREN Eastern Africa Thought Leaders Forum Theme: Africa’s Elusive Asset: The Mind as the Ultimate Capital Venue: Naivasha, Kenya Date: August 12 – 15, 2015 As an emerging business hub, Africa faces unique challenges in attaining growth in bankable ideas, human resource development and a sense of obligation. The theme for the 5th [...]

The 5th IREN Eastern Africa Thought Leaders Forum2015-05-11T10:55:46+00:00

The 13th IREN E.A. Media Forum: Africa’s Productivity in the 21st Century

2015-03-02T10:38:24+00:00

Theme: Africa’s Productivity in the 21st Century: The Missing Link Venue: Nairobi, Kenya Date: March 25th – 28th, 2015 While Africa’s resources are driving Global industries, Africa is not faring well on the productivity and wealth creation score. Why aren’t Africa’s tremendous physical and intellectual resources working for the continent? With the continent’s tag as [...]

The 13th IREN E.A. Media Forum: Africa’s Productivity in the 21st Century2015-03-02T10:38:24+00:00
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