College Bags Top Awards at Recently Concluded International Trade Fair

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Tue, 2016-10-11 16:06

Prof. Kiama (Right) pausing for a photo with Tigoni, a Jersey cow that clinched both the high-status Supreme Championship trophy and Championship titles.

CAVS earned number one position in the recently concluded Nairobi International Trade Fair (NITF). With the theme, Enhancing Technology in Agriculture and Industry for Food Security and National Growth, the international trade fair was meant to provide opportunities for regional, continental and global exhibitors to display and demonstrate their services and products.

The College bagged a stunning total of 145 awards from the exhibition entries it made in Livestock, Poultry, Farm produce and Rabbits section. With that impressive record, it easily overwhelmed other competitors from food and agriculture industry and further confirmed the University of Nairobi’s position as a leader in research and academic excellence.

The most notable accomplishment was witnessed in the Livestock section exhibition where Tigoni, a Jersey cow, clinched both the high-status Supreme Championship trophy and Championship titles. A total of 38 prizes went to Livestock section and the cattle were highly recommended in the interbreed competition and Kenya Animal Genetic Resources Center (KAGRC) awards where they received 22 doses of semen.

Farm produce and rabbit section secured 79 prizes whereas Poultry and eggs section had 28.

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