This congress brought together seed companies (Monsanto), National Research Centres, regulatory agencies (KEphis), Public universities (UON, KU, Moi), ICRISAT, Council of governors, Ministry of Agriculture, livestock and fisheries, ministry of industry. Read more in Ms Word or in PDF.
CAVS Sports Complex
In preparation for the CAVS fun day on Friday, 21st November 2014, the staff has been having Aerobic sessions to ensure that they are physically fit for the college fun day Sports activities and to avoid injuries related to lack of fitness. It has also been a good opportunity to develop physical fitness and prevent lack of fitness health related problems. The College Fun Day will be on 21st November, 2014 at the College Sports Complex starting from 11.am. Download the fun day programme in Ms Word or PDF.
Mrs. Marete, S/G Tutor, CAVS
The Seed Entreprise Management Institute (SEMIs) received a new bus on 7th November, 2014. SEMIs is a new initiative under the Programme for Africa’s Seed Systems (PASS) in AGRA.
The Newly Acquired SEMIs Project Bus
The role of SEMIs is to provide capacity in the form of training to the seed industry so as to enhance seed production and seed delivery systems within sub-Saharan Africa.
AGRA approved phase 11 of the SEMIs program which includes training of personnel from Seed Companies in Sub-Saharan Africa, equipment and a mini bus amongst many others.
Prof. A. W. Mwang'ombe, PI for SEMIs project & the Principal, CAVS takes a photograph with the newly acquired SEMIs
The mini bus will be of great support for transporting the participants/trainees of SEMIs during the workshops. CAVS greatly appreciates the support being provided by AGRA through SEMIs.
Prof. Agnes W. Mwang'ombe, PI-SEMIs and Principal, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences
UoN's MOANA Research Station located at Diani Beach, South Coast, Kenya
CAVS Student Leaders Posing for a Group Photo Outside the Training Room With the Associate Dean, FoA, Prof. M. Okoth
Transformational training for CAVS Student Leaders ended today, Sunday, 17-11-2014. The student leaders were being trained on transformational leadership. The training took place at The University of Nairobi’s MOANA Research Station located at Diani Beach, South Coast, Kenya and was being conducted by Mr. B. Leonard of Empowerment Resource Technologies Limited.
Prof. M. Okoth and CAVS a Section of Student Leaders Follow the Training
The Training was graced by Prof. Michael Okoth, the Associate Dean, Faculty of Agriculture. While addressing the student leaders on behalf of the Principal, Prof. Agnes Mwang’ombe on the first day, 14/11/2014, Prof. Okoth notified the leaders that the training is an annual event for college and it is in line with the University’s strategic objective of producing holistic graduates.
College Registrar, Mrs. E. Ngunga following the training
He encouraged the students to be attentive in order to acquire skills that that will enable them to offer effective leadership to their fellow students and even to the society after graduating from the University.
Mr. E. Mwita, KCUSO Chairman and Mr. Oliver Opondo, Sports Director, KCUSO follow the training
Uni-Biopark, CAVS - Upper Kabete
The College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences is organizing tree planting activities during the November-December 2014 rains season. The main tree planting ceremony will be held on Friday 28th November 2014 at 10.00 a.m. at the Uni-Biopark, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences (CAVS). The target is to plant 2,000 tree seedlings.
This is therefore to invite all – students, staff, and institutions and individuals who have partnered and supported us in the past to you once again participate in the coming tree planting event. Some of the areas institutions and individuals would consider to support include providing labour to dig the holes, providing indigenous tree seedlings, supporting the three months post-planting care programme, or any other support including publicity of the event.