Kenya: Savannah Cement, Kenyatta University collaboration

Kenya: Savannah Cement, Kenyatta University collaboration
Published: 10 June 2016


Kenyan cement producer Savannah Cement has signed an agreement with Kenyatta University to collaborate in areas such as innovation, student internships, joint research activities and capacity building.

Managing Director of Savannah Cement, Ronald Ndegwa, said the company will provide the necessary support to accelerate Kenyatta University's academic and infrastructure development projects. "With the signing of this partnership with Kenyatta University, Savannah Cement is effectively extending an opportunity to facilitate homegrown academic and industrial research on mutual interest areas as part of our commitment to fuel the engine for innovation and economic growth," Mr Ndegwa said.

Savannah Cement is actively engaged in Burundi, DR Congo, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda, and is aspiring to be the cement manufacturer of choice in the region, according to local news sources.