IGAD hosts Hack4Climate contest in Nairobi




The Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) through its specialized institution IGAD Climate Predictions and Applications Centre (ICPAC) has organized the 2016 Climate Challenge Hackathon (HACK4CLIMATE) on November 28 – 302016 at Kenya Meteorological Department (KMD) Auditorium, Nairobi, Kenya.

The event has been organized by ICPAC in partnership with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), ResilientAfrica Network (RAN), Safaricom and Kenya Airways.

HACK4CLIMATE is a regional competition that challenges big thinkers, software developers, mobile application gurus, engineers, environmental and techno-visionaries as well as innovation-driven, crowd-sourced experts and students who can apply cutting-edge information, communication and technology to generate solutions to climate change and climate-induced disasters that affects the people in the Greater Horn of Africa.

Event details:

CLOSING CEREMONY:  Wednesday 30th November 2016       

VENUE:       KENYA METEOROLOGICAL DEPARTMENT (KMD) AUDITORIUM, NAIROBI, KENYA 

TIME:      12 PM.




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