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TBI is a research institution supporting scientific projects in the Turkana Basin, Kenya.

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TBI mobile clinic report

TBI mobile clinic report

July 8th, 2014

The TBI mobile clinic is a stakeholder in the provision of health care services to the people of Ileret location/ward....read more

Education support in Ileret

Education support in Ileret

May 27th, 2014

The Turkana Basin Institute has, since its inception of the community outreach program, been supporting needy but bright students in...read more

TBI to host Homo habilis workshop

TBI to host Homo habilis workshop

May 22nd, 2014

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the announcement of Homo habilis, TBI will host the SBU/TBI Human Evolution Workshop XII, entitled ...read more