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Call for abstracts for the 4th AAPHCE

I am writing to encourage us to submit and/or encourage your students to submit abstracts for the 4th All Africa Postharvest Congress and Exhibition (4th AAPHCE) scheduled for 17th to 19th September, 2023. It is a Hybrid event - the physical sessions will be held at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa. The congress is being organized by a consortium of institutions/organizations including University of Nairobi and will be hosted by the African Union Commission. The deadline for abstract submission is 8th June, 2023. 

Tree Planting

The faculty of Agriculture organized a tree planting day on Friday 19th May 2023. The exercise was in line with the government’s initiative of planting 15 billion trees in the next 10 years. Over 2000 seedlings were planted.  In his opening remarks, the dean faculty of Agriculture Prof. Moses Nyangito said that the faculty had a running Environmental Stewardship Committee led by Dr. Kibet. He thanked the Vice Chancellor for setting aside land for planting trees. He also reiterated plans to create a buffer zone for university land by planting trees around it.

Collaboration and Partnerships between Experts from Faculty of Agriculture and Universities in Thailand

On 23rd May 2023, The Dean Faculty of Agriculture, Prof Moses Nyangito received Deputy Head of Mission, Royal Thai Embassy in Nairobi, Mr Tosark Janpian. Important discussions on forging collaboration and partnerships between experts from Faculty of Agriculture and Universities in Thailand were made. The focus in joint research, technology and innovation development and commercialization, as well as student training and mentorship were discussed at length. These discussions will be continued till a MOU with one leading Agricultural University in Thailand is achieved.

Outstanding Students Recognized and Awarded

Friday, May 5, 2023 at the historic Taifa Hall. Outstanding students from the Faculty of Agriculture were recognized and awarded for their great achievements in academics, innovation, entrepreneurship, and research among other talents. The event was covered live by UNC TV. If you missed the ceremony, click here to watch.

You can also find the booklet through the following link