About ATPS ICE
The Interactive Collaborative Environment (ICE) platform is a web-based tool that will ease professional interaction, help in capacity building through online training and webinars, and enhance collaboration amongst stakeholders (Policymakers, Researchers, Civil Society, Private Sector, Media etc) around various disciplines of interest for purposes of advancing development. The platform will comprise of a social media platform, a wiki (knowledge repository), a virtual marketplace, and enhanced search functionality on the key subjects. Key components of the platform include a database of relevant expertise, requisite infrastructure, investment plans, technology and innovations, capacity building and training, other funding opportunities, policies, and other related projects. Current affairs around key subjects affecting society will also be constantly provided. Publications and other knowledge products will also be shared freely on this platform.
ATPS Wins the Tekeleza Climate Information Prize Award
The African Technology Policy Studies Network (ATPS) emerged a winner in the Tekeleza Prize Award that saw ATPS take home a Runners’ up cash prize of USD 35, 000 among other prizes for promoting the adoption of the LandInfo mobile app technology in Kenya. The event took place in Nairobi at the Radisson Blu hotel in Upperhill on 29th November 2018. The Tekeleza Prize award is part of the Climate Information Prize
(CIP) that awards cash prizes to entrepreneurs and innovators who come up with new solutions that use climate information in some ways to support vulnerable individuals, households and communities in Kenya. Winning solutions will enable vulnerable individuals and households to access products and services that make use of climate information, in order to better tackle climate uncertainty and risk. Such solutions must benefit wide range of stakeholders including women, men, youth, disabled, and the vulnerable and enable them access climate information services for building their resilient capacities against the impacts of climate change.