Third-year BSc. Agricultural Education & Education students in preparation for their field project presentations.



Location
FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE ROOM 206
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The Nairobi International Trade Fair (NITF) was held from 30th September to October 6th 2019 at the Jamuhuri Grounds, Nairobi. The theme for the 2019 was “Promoting Innovation and Technology in Agriculture and Trade”. The college of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences  (CAVS) participated in the event, being major partners and contributors to the efforts of increasing agricultural productivity in the country in line with vision 2030 and the big 4 agenda. The University of Nairobi, CAVS is a key player in areas of Agricultural innovations, food safety and quality, agricultural processing and value addition, environmental conservation and capacity development in agriculture and agro-based industry. The college actively participated in the Farm and Dairy section,



Location
Nairobi international tradefair
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The University of Nairobi Vet farm participated in livestock competition under various categories of livestock, namely; Friesian cow, Guernsey breed, Jersey and crosses. The performance was overwhelming with Jersey cows from the farm getting Supreme champion, Champion and reserved champion positions. The Supreme Champion, champion and the reserved champion Jersey breed from UoN was among the cattle walked in the livestock parade witnessed by the president of Kenya, Hon Uhuru Kenyatta. The University has embraced good animal husbandry practices for better productivity, providing hand on training to farmers and students in veterinary and animal production. The Jersey breed provides an opportu8nity to small scale dairy farmers in having low feed demand animal with high productivity. The University farms contributes to breeding for better livestock breeds, conservation of important breeds for better future  food and nutritional security amidst the increasing demand of animal products.



Location
Nairobi International show- 2019
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The official hand over of the trophies/cups won during the NITF 2019 was done on Friday 11th Oct 2019 at the College. The meeting trophies were handed over to the Principal, Professor Rose Nyikal by the Planning committee and participants during the NITF 2019. The Show committee chair, Dr. Oscar Koech thanked all the participants for their selfless sacrifice in preparation and participation to the event. The college Principal was also happy to have had the team drive the whole process with humility and much enthusiasm that made it a success. The Principal was happy to hear the college had won 9 cups from the event together with other wins of prizes from other categories the college participated in. The following trophies were received by the College Principal; ASK perpetual challenge Cup for the 2019 NITF, International Potato centre perpetual challenge Cup 2019 NITF, Albatros Fertilizers Perpetual challenge Cup 2019 NITF, Haig Perpetual challenge Cup 2019 NITF, Ideal Farm Perpetual challenge Cup NITF 2019, Walla Perpetual challenge Cup NITF 2019- Pigs Section, Ash Stead Perpetual challenge Trophy NITF 2019, Supreme champion Cock cup and the Kenchic competition Cup.



Location
CAVS BOARDROOM
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Fourth year students in Management of Agro-ecosystems and Environment presented their Attachment experiences to their Lectures and fellow students on Thursday 26th September, 2019. It was clear that from respective institutions and activities were involved in they gained concrete knowledge and skills which are in line to their carrier prospects. We wish them best wishes in their final lap of their Bsc degree race.



Location
LARMAT, SEMINAR ROOM
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In preparation to the Research week 2019 to held  between 22nd and 24th Octoober, 2019, the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nairobi, is please to issue a call for papers for the 1st Annual Agro Conference and Exhibition 2019, under the theme: Catalyzing Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security through Research, Technology and Innovation.

Please let us all register for the conference; deadline is 30th September 2019- time running out first.

Registration is simple, follow below steps to register for the AGRO2019. 

Log onto: https://uonresearch.org/current-events/rw-agro2019/

Scroll down the page, Click REGISTER NOW (Green arrow at bottom of page) to open another tab of Academia Kenya



Location
CAVS, UoN
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Three members of staff from the Dept of LARMAT, University of Nairobi on 9th September 2019 participated in INMS FGD meeting. It was held at ICIPE Duduville Campus - International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) conference room. These were Dr. S.M.Murethi, Mr. Joseph Ndutu and Mr. Stephen K Tirop. Aim of meeting was to strategize towards the establishment of an international nitrogen management”



Location
ICIPE- Dudu ville campus
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On Friday 20th September, 2019, James Maina Ndiritu a staff at LARMAT launched a book on the ”Missing links to self-discovery and actualization “In a attendance were, representatives from University of Nairobi, Kenya National Library Services (KNLS) , Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD) , Counties, students from different institutions and members of the  public. The event took place at KNLS. In his remarks, Mr. Nderitu reiterated that a human being must know their potentials and positively identify their niche. To get more of this book,you can contact the author or grab a copy at the nearest bookshop. It’s a MUST read book with much on career choices and talent discovery in all walks of life.



Location
ICIPE- Dudu ville campus
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Title: The Effectiveness of Communication Channels for the Uptake of Modern Reproductive Technologies in Dairy Cattle: The Case of Kangema, Murang’a County, Republic of Kenya



Location
CMMAE CLASS 1
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Title: An Evaluation of Access and Use of Modern Communication Technologies among Tea Extension Agents in Vihiga County



Location
CMMAE CLASS 1
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Food Security Center, University of Nairobi will be hosting a Regional Workshop that will bring together various African countries to discuss issues on Food security in Africa. This workshop will be held from September 23 - 26,  2019



Location
Wangari Mathai Institute
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