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2013 Nairobi Trade Fair (ASK Show)

This 2013 Agricultural Society of Kenya (ASK) Nairobi International Trade Fair (NITF) was held as from 30th September 2013 to 6th October 2013 at Jamhuri Park Show Grounds in Nairobi Kenya. The NITF is an annual event organized by ASK that attracts exhibitors and visitors from Kenya and many other countries including; China, India, Pakistan among others.

STAWI flour NITF 2012 exhibit    gasifier stove demo NITF 2013

KIRDI exhibited various technologies and innovations at it's stand during the fair. The exhibits included a wide array of technologies in agriculture and industry for food security and national growth and captured Research, Technology and Innovation undertaken by KIRDI that are ready for uptake by Manufacturing in the following fields: 

- Fruits and vegetable processing
- Baking technologies
- Food Oleoresins
- Bee and Hive products
- Mushroom Technologies- Environmental protection technologies
- Ceramics and Building materials technologies
- Renewable energy technologies
- ICT educational instruments
- Leather Development and allied products
- Laboratory Services
- Engineering Development Services

Information regarding capacity building in various technologies was also available.

Click here to view photos of the trade fair.


Kenya Industrial Research and Development Institute (KIRDI) is the National Industrial Research, Technology and Innovation Institution established in 1979 as a multidisciplinary Institution to conduct Research and Development in Industrial and Allied Technologies.

Vision: To be a Centre of Excellence in Industrial Research, Technology and Innovation
Mission: To undertake Industrial Research, Technology and Innovation and disseminate findings that will have positive impact on National Development

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Nairobi, Kenya.

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