Dr. Oscar Koech from the University of Nairobi (UoN), Department of Land Resource Management and Agricultural Technology and Mr. Kenneth Tembe from IGAD Sheikh Technical Veterinary School (ISTVS) in Somaliland attended a partners learning event on advancing localization of interventions and capacity development in Somalia at SKA, Mogadishu on 11th July 2018. This was an opportunity for partners, donors, and likeminded organizations in Somalia to learn from one another’s expertise/experience, and develop strategies for advancing all facets of collective efforts towards localization, creation of synergies and adopt innovations and best practices for enhanced sustainability. The event offered an excellent opportunity that promoted inter-sectoral achievements



Location
MOGADISHU, SOMALIA
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Dr. Koech with Community and interns during the training on Frankinscense propagation

The University of Nairobi in partnership with World Vision Somalia and IGAD Sheikh Technical University of Veterinary School (ISTVS) under the collaborative research, extension and outreach program supported by World Vision through the DFAT funded Australian NGO cooperation Program (ANCP) project.

This has enhanced a youth capacity development for students at ISTVS in areas of natural resource management and sustainable agricultural systems. This partnership has allowed students to have practical training on extension and farmer outreach services through active engagement in the project activities. Two third year female students at ISTVS (Sahra Ibrahim and Amina Ali) were recently engaged in training and outreach on plant propagation,



Location
IGAD SHEIKH TECHNICAL VETERINARY SCHOOL (ISTVS), SOMALILAND
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Dr. Oscar Koech from the University of Nairobi (UoN), Department of Land Resource Management and Agricultural Technology (LARMAT) and Miss Sicily Muchira, Bitechnologist from department of Plant Science and Crop Protection (PSCP), UoN, and Mr. Kenneth Tembe and Mr. Godfry Anyika from IGAD Sheikh Technical Veterinary School (ISTVS) in Somaliland conducted trainings on vegetative propagation of Frankincense tree species in Somaliland. World Vision Technical Unit team lead Mr. Charles Otieno was also in attendance to open the training. This project is supported by World Vision Somalia through the DFAT funded Australian NGO cooperation Program (ANCP) project.

The training objectives were;

  1. To practically train the community representatives from the Frankincense growing areas on vegetative cuttings propagation technologies
  2. To practically train the community on Seed propagation technologies of the tree
  3. Training vegetative propagation of other fruit and fodder trees and shrubs, including seeds collections, storage and nursery establishment
  4. To practically train the participants on management and care for the seedlings  and cuttings propagated

The University of Nairobi has developed a Training Manual on Frankincense management and utilization



Location
IGAD Sheikh Technical Veter inary School (ISTVS)
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Dr. Oscar demonstrating agronomic practices to Oodawayne community members

Dr. Oscar K. Koech and Miss Sicily Muchira (University of Nairobi (UoN) and Mr. Kenneth Tembe and Mr. Godfry Anyika (IGAD Sheikh Technical Veterinary School (ISTVS) in Somaliland team conducted trainings on sustainable agronomic practices, agroforestry, apiculture and land and water management. It took place from 28th June to 6th July 2018 in Oodawayne region of Somaliland. The training was supported by World Vision through the DFAT funded Australian NGO cooperation Program (ANCP). The objective of the training aimed at increasing the capacity and knowledge of Somaliland people natural resources management, improved livelihoods of the pastoralists and agro-pastoralist societies. This is because Somaliland has a very unique environment that supports the communities who are dependent on Natural resources for their livelihoods.



Location
OODAWAYNE REGION OF SOMALILAND
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On 28th June, 2018, five Doctor of Philosolophy (PhD) students presented their research proposals to their supervisors. This was to review the progress and  resynthesize their research ideas in  preparation to face Faculty of Agriculture Post graduate proposal defense committee. These were,  Mr.Dennis Olila, Ms. Rosinah Kithandi, Mr. James Barasa, Mr. Bryan Ogilo and Mr. Alex.



Location
LARMAT SEMINAR ROOM
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