Food Science and Technology Platform of Kenya (FoSTeP-K) held its inaugural conference on 29th March-1st April 2016 in Nairobi Kenya. The conference was preceded by two workshops on scholarly writing and publications, and aflatoxin management, respectively. The attendance included a number of young and upcoming scientists, international delegates as well as east African countries such as Ethiopia, Tanzania, Malawi and DRC. The Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Technology was represented by Dr. George Abong’ who is the current FoSTeP-K Chairman, Prof. Edward G.
The University of Nairobi (UoN) in partnership with Colorado State University is participating in the fifth international Pathways Conference that kicked off on 9th January, 2016. The Conference will explore human-wildlife conflict and coexistence, wildlife governance, Health and many other timely human dimensions of fisheries and wildlife management topics.