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Kenya Government Agencies leading in investing in Upcoming Kenya Tech City

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Below are some of the government agencies in Kenya that have so far revealed they would invest in the ongoing Vision 2030 Konza tech city project:

National Construction Authority (NCA)

Plans are underway to set up the Centre for Construction Industry  Development (CCID) at the Konza Technopolis. | Konza Technopolis

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NCA confirmed it would set up a center for Construction Industry Development (CCID) in October 2020 having purchased several parcels of land.

KETRACO

Plans to Supply Reliable Power to Konza Technopolis Investors' on Course |  Konza Technopolis

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The electricity transmission company is currently building a 400 KV substation that will generate electricity in the city. It is scheduled for completion by the end of 2022, according to KETRACO Chairman Mutambu who inspected the progress of the project in October 2021.

Ministry of Health in partnership with KEMRI

Collaboration between the ministry of health, Konza Technopolis Development Authority(KOTDA) and KEMRI is expected to see the implementation of a smart vaccine production facility according to Konza Ceo, Engineer Tanui.

National Housing Corporation (NHC)

On August 2021, NHC announced they would build up to 5000 affordable housing units having signed a lease agreement with KOTDA.

Ministry of ICT in partnership with Ministry of Education

Projects Archive | Konza Technopolis

Artistic impression of KAIST, Konza | Source- Konza Site

The two ministries together with the two governments of Kenya and South Korea are currently implementing the construction of Kenya Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST). The multibillion university will be completed sometime in late 2023, according to Engineer Tanui.

Nuclear Power and Energy Agency Kenya

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The agency announced plans to set up a nuclear research center at the technology city.

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