The innovation lies within the people

Nairobi is a city of contradictions. Its a bustling metropolis and capital of Kenya, home to an estimated 3.5 million people. Yet its also plagued with intense traffic jams (can take upwards of 2 hours to go a few miles), choking fog and gaping potholes that look like giant craters in the road. In the middle of all this organized chaos lies a collaborative space aimed to inspire innovation and creativity. iHub is home to some of East Africa's most exciting technological ventures including mFarm, where we had the pleasure of chatting with co-founder Linda Kwamboka for an upcoming profile. The biggest innovation in Kenya is not the latest mobile apps or the vibrant tech centers, but the empowerment these tools are giving the people. Since the end of imperialism the true potential of Kenyans and Africans in general are being unleashed in dynamic ways. Stay tuned for our e-magazine and other multimedia stories documenting the exciting ideas that indeed are Feeding the Planet.

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