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Announcement on collection of gowns

The University of Nairobi wishes to inform all students who qualified for the award of various degrees and diplomas at the end of last academic year (2021/2022) and members of the public, that the 68 th Graduation Ceremony will be held VIRTUALLY on Friday, December 16, 2022 commencing at 8.00 a.m. at Taifa Hall. The event will be streamed live through the following links; and

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Dr. Daniel Zapata from Kuhne Foundation, Hamburg, Germany paid a courtesy call on the Dean Faculty of Agriculture, Prof. Moses Nyangito on 9th November 2022 at the faculty’s Upper Kabete campus.
The Kuhne Foundation was established in Switzerland in 1976 and is well known for its programs to advance research, education, and training in the logistics and transportation industries. Additionally, it funds humanitarian, cultural, and medical endeavors. The Kuhne Foundation is actively involved in operations and virtually always starts the projects it finances.

KANS Scientific Competition

We are pleased to inform you that KANS Scientific Competition after holding two rounds and the participation of more than 1000 innovators from over 25 countries, in its third round in 2022 calls for young university students, researchers, technologists, and scholars to solve Islamic world challenges in 6 areas, including “Agriculture & Food Industries”; “Energy, Water & Environment”; “Mining & Mineral Industries”; “Health & Med-tech”; “ICT & Artificial Intelligence”; and “Electronics & Robotics”

Pathways to Food and Nutrition Security in Kenya: The Role of Genetically Modified Organisms

On 3rd October 2022, Kenya’s cabinet under the leadership of his Excellency President Dr. William Samoei Ruto lifted the 10-year ban on importation of GMOs. Opinion is divided on the move to lift the ban. The proponents have welcomed the move as a long overdue intervention to address food and nutrition security. On the other hand, the opponents are more sceptical about the GMOs positive impact – they are concerned about the health and environmental threats they pose.