Celebrating the milestones of the Department of Agricultural Economics

As the University of Nairobi celebrates its 50 years of academic excellence, the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences (CAVS) recognizes the exceptional contribution of Prof. Willis Oluoch-Kosura from the Department of Agricultural Economics. During the last four decades of distinguished service to the University, Willis has formed many collaborative partnerships for capacity building and resource mobilization, and continues to play an important professional role in mentoring many young staff in the networks developed over time.

Capacity Development in Agriculture for attainment of Food security, SDGs and Vision 2030 for Kenya Webinar

The linkage between the University and the alumni is critical in forging strong partnership and collaboration for quality capacity development. There has been a weak linkage between the learning institution and their alumni, which has impacted on efforts to strengthen partnership and development of initiatives that address the current needs.

UoN @ 50 Webinar: Antimicrobial resistance; One health threat.

As part of UON@50 celebrations, The College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences held its 3rd webinar on 28th October 2020, at 2.00PM. The guest speaker Prof.Sam Kariuki Director Centre for Microbiology Research KEMRI, Kenya, delivered a key address on "Antimicrobial resistance: One health threat." He explained on One health approach in Antimicrobial resistance as it is an increasingly serious global public threat.


The College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences held its second UoN@50 Webinar Series on Wednesday 7th October, 2020 from 2.00pm. The webinar was officially opened by the Vice Chancellor Prof. Kiama who pointed out the commitment of the College in supporting food and nutrition security in the country as well as globally. Prof.

UoN @ 50 Webinar: The Impact of COVID-19 on Food systems and effects on food and nutrition security.

The University of Nairobi marks 50 years since it was transformed into the first national University in Kenya on July 1, 1970. 

The University Management has mandated several activities to be included in the golden jubilee celebrations at various levels. One of the activities is holding of webinars on research breakthroughs at the University of Nairobi as well as topical subjects involving local, national and global challenges and opportunities.