Nairobi. Knowledge. City

Nairobi.  Knowledge.  Week

Nairobi.  Knowledge.  Week

23-27 September 2019

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Nairobi.Knowledge.Week is addressing companies, organisations, public administration and individuals, who want to get fit for the knowledge economy and who want to co-create better knowledge societies in Kenya, in Africa and in the world.

Knowledge for Development Partnership,, Co-operative University of Kenya, Kenya Diaspora Alliance, Association for the Development of Education in Africa, and other partners have joined forces to offer a well balanced mix of best practices, open dialogue, exchange of experience, co-creative sessions, art and culture, socialization, knowledge market, professional training and advocacy for responsible knowledge societies.

The Knowledge for Development Partnership Conference is an open and cost-free high-level event working towards a Knowledge Agenda for Africa. It links knowledge with the sustainable development goals and highlights various strategies to strengthen knowledge for economic and societal development, since there is no development possible without knowledge.

The KM Essentials Course provides a professional training environment for those who aim at implementing Knowledge Management professionally in their organisation. Participants learn from and with experienced top-experts and practitioners.

The Knowledge.Art.Brunch provides inspiration to delve deeper into the spirit of knowledge and create ground-breaking ideas, to change your perspective and to make a real difference.


Key elements:

Drivers and supporters

  • Andreas Brandner, Director
    Knowledge for Development Partnership
  • Kamau Ngamau, Vice Chancellor
    Co-operative University of Kenya
  • Shem Ochuodho, Global Chairman
    Kenya Diaspora Alliance
  • Pauline Wanjiku, Director
    Knowledge City Ltd. / Kenya
  • Kingo Mchombu
    International University of Management, Namibia
  • Muthoni Gichohi, Managing Director
    Health Knowledge Management Network
  • Prince Lekan Fadina, Executive Director
    Knowledge for Development Initiative / Nigeria
  • Albert Nsengiyumva, Executive Secretary
    Assoc. for the Development of Education in Africa
  • Ratemo Michieka, Secretary General
    Kenyan Academy of Sciences
  • Refiloe Mabaso, Deputy Chair
    Knowledge Management South Africa Society

Kenyan Knowledge Partnership and Knowledge Agenda

Nairobi is among the economic and political hubs of Africa. As the host city to the United Nations Office and many International Organisations, Nairobi is a very multi-cultural and progressive city. As a fast and innovative city, Nairobi pushes to move beyond the comfort zone and to compete on a global level. With excellent universities, a strong business community, an innovative government and numerous NGOs, the city offers a good ecosystem for knowledge and innovation. The Kenyan knowledge partnership will be established during Nairobi.Knowledge.Week on 25 September, steps toward the first Kenyan Knowledge Agenda will be presented. Join the exceptional event and be part of the community!

Knowledge for Business Development

The network of knowledge.cities provides opportunities to leverage on the knowledge, technologies and experiences of other cities. develops and facilitates knowledge partnerships, specifically between African countries and European countries, to boost businesses and build competence centres for sustainable business development in Africa. Visit in Nairobi, connect with Africa´s front-runners, and be part of the African success story.

Nairobi. Knowledge. City

Knowledge City Ltd. in Nairobi is established in 2018 to be the leading provider of consulting, training, research and advisory services in the fields of knowledge management, knowledge economy and knowledge-based development in Kenya. Its core competence is to establish knowledge management programmes to achieve organisational, sectoral and national strategies through knowledge, competence and capacity.

It is initiated by a group of Kenyan experts with long-standing experience as consultants/entrepreneurs in Kenya as a partner within the global Knowledge City Network.

Nairobi Knowledge City is committed to support the governments of Kenya in achieving its Vision 2030 and linking it with a knowledge agenda. Likewise, it develops sectoral knowledge strategies and provides support with the implementation. Finally it supports companies to develop the knowledge needed to make best use of opportunities on the market. Supporting the business and public sector organisations to develop Knowledge needed to boost the economy and society of Kenya is an evident and prioritized target of Nairobi Knowledge City.

Nairobi Knowledge City is committed not only to provide access to the best knowledge around the world, but to care for the localization of knowledge and the capacity development in Kenya.

Through its education and training programme Knowledge City qualifies customers in developing and leading knowledge management programmes themselves. Through the global network of leading experts, best practices and experiences from the pioneers are availed to our customers.

Nairobi Knowledge City is a Kenyan partner of the Knowledge for Development Partnership to promote the Agenda Knowlede for Development in Kenya, to build and facilitate a Kenyan Knowledge Partnership, and to profile Nairobi as a Knowledge City. Through nairobi.knowledge.weeks is will convene K4DP-meetings, provide trainings, host events and work with artists to contribute to the knowlege identity of Kenya.


Knowledge City Ltd.
Address: Maisonette 2, Theta Lane Off Lenana Road,
P.O. Box 74221, 00200 Nairobi

Managing Director: Pauline Wanjiku
Telephone: +254 715 096 677