On May 11th, 2018, the AFRICA-ai-JAPAN Office received a courtesy visit from the World Bank Group, Ms. Chihiro Tazaki, the Advisor to Executive Director for Japan. The purpose of her visit was to observe JICA’s technical cooperation on Higher Education in Kenya.
After a short briefing of the AFRICA-ai-JAPAN Project, the Project gave her a tour to the innovation Prototyping and Integrated Centre (iPIC), Display corner of JKUAT outputs. Demonstration was done on various innovative machine such as the Manual Interlocking Block Making Machine, Engine driven Three in One Plant Mill, Cassava Grater and Multi Pulper.
In addition, she was taken through the Agriculture section where technologies such as the portable Capillary wick irrigation system that is simple to install, operate and saves fertilizer and water; and increasing the longevity of seeds for through enstostat coating.
The visitors were exposed to manufacturing technologies and top notch agricultural technologies from JKUAT.