The Government will spend Sh3 billion in the next financial year towards research and development, Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed has said.
Amina said the Government was taking deliberate steps to strengthen research and development.
She said research forms the bedrock of innovation. The CS spoke yesterday during the launch of a one-week Annual National Science Week Forum in Nairobi.
She said the forum was a perfect opportunity to reflect on the scientific and technological trends in the world.
She said the meeting would also help in sharing ideas and best practices.