Ennova is a series of targeted innovation challenges organized by the National Partnership for Sustainable Development Data (NPSDD), that seek to harness the data revolution to catalyze actions to mitigate development challenges in Kenya. The NPSDD is an inclusive data ecosystem involving government, private sector, academia, civil society, local communities and development partners that tackles the informational aspects of development decision-making in a coordinated way.
H.E. William Samoei Ruto, EGH, launched the NPSDD, on August 29, 2015 in the understanding that Kenya requires a data revolution to drive its social, economic and structural transformation, where all actors must actively promote a culture a usage of data for decision-making.
The NPSDD is inspired by the African Data Consensus principles, which re-affirms the need for a broad data ecosystem that spans the entire value chain of development, driven by national priorities and underpinned by the fundamental principles of Official Statistics (on quality and standards despite the different sources of data).