Sale of Live Stock

he University of Nairobi, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences
will be selling various categories of livestock at Machanga Field Station,
Embu between 29th September 2016 and 2nd October 2016.

Among the livestock to be sold include goats and cattle.

For more information, contact Mr. Hency Kahi (0721416944)

Sale of High Quality SEMIS Beans

Sale of Fresh Steak

Sale of Bananas

Sale of Chicks

Sale of Prime Broilers

Sale of Maize

Sale of Fresh Fish

Sale of Eggs

Sale of Vegetables

Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies in collaboration with Global Youth Forum among other partners successfully holds Inter- County Peace Futsal Championship 2016 that was held on November 5, 2016 at the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, Upper Kabete Campus. This was a follow up on the peace civic education event dubbed, “Understanding Elections & Civic Responsibility,” that was held on October 29, 2016. The peace football event is an initiative whose aim is to promote peace across the country. The event attracted about 130 participants drawn from different locations within Nairobi County and the participation of 20 teams which comprised of both males and females. The games were kicked off after a short civic education session in the field.

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Prof. S.G. Kiama, Principal, CAVS, Prof. H. M. Mutembei, Director, WMI, A. Oyange, Director of Youth, Global Peace Foundation, A. Kihungi, Nairobi County Scout Commissioner, Mr. Salim, NCIC Amani Club Kenya and invited youth after the civic education event

The Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies, University of Nairobi, in collaboration with the Global Youth Forum, Kenya Scouts Association (Nairobi County) and Amani Clubs held a fruitful Civic Education Event on Saturday October 29, 2016 at the University of Nairobi, Upper Kabete Campus. Dubbed understanding elections and civic responsibility event was well attended by the youth from Nairobi County especially the violence prone areas such as Kibera Slums, Mathare, Kawangware, Kariobangi, Huruma, Dondora, Mkuru Kwa Njenga, Kiambio, Kiamaiko among others and from the Universities. The event targeted influential youth leaders in these regions so as to empower and enable them influence the young people positively in their societies in relation to Elections and Peace Building across the Country.

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Students following the climate change education workshop

The Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies’ postgraduate students in conjunction with students from Faculty of Agriculture participates in the Climate Change Education workshop held on October 28, 2016 at the University of Nairobi, Upper Kabete Campus. Prof. Henry M. Mutembei Director, Wangari Maathai Institute opened the workshop and invited Eng. Omedi M. Jura, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources who delivered a thrilling seminar on Climate Change. Eng. Omedin took the participants through local and global perspectives of the climate change in relation to Climate Change Act 2016 among other aspects including incorporation of the climate change curriculum in the Kenya schools. The students were also challenged to consider taking up leadership role as climate change negotiators and be the future ambassadors in the climate change forum. Among other speakers were facilitators from the KYCN.

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Dr. Jane M. Mutune, WMI, right 1st row and the WMI postgraduates at KWS for experiential learning

The Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies’ postgraduate students’ visited Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) for experiential learning on October 21, 2016. KWS is a state corporation that was established by an Act of Parliament (Cap 376) which is now repealed by WCMA (2013). It is mandated to conserve and manage wildlife in Kenya, and to enforce related laws and regulations. KWS undertakes conservation and management of wildlife resources across all protected areas systems in collaboration with stakeholders. The objective of the students’ visit was therefore to gain more insight on KWS’ history, its mandate, challenges in conservation, ecosystem health, among other aspects.

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From left Dr. T. Thenya, South STAKE Coordinator, Dr. K. Karatu,WMI/UON, Prof. R.G. Wahome, South STAKE Co-Coordinator, Prof. J. Emborg, UC, Prof. H. M. Mutembei, Director WMI, Aisha Karanja, ED, GBM, Prof. V. Vindelov, STAKE Principal Coordinator, Mr. C. Mwangi, GBM, Mr. J. Kagombe, KEFRI, Dr. J. Mutune WMI, Dr. R. Kweyu, KU/WMI and Mr. P. Thiong’o MSc student  Credit, Ms. L.N. S. Kong’ani

Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies a fruitful  STAKE project Synthesis Book Writeshop at the Luke Hotel in Nairobi between October 10-14, 2016. The writeshop was held in collaboration with the University of Copenhagen team, Green Belt Movement and Kenya Forest Research Institute. The synthesis book aims to capture the STAKE project’s findings, reflections and implementation experiences. Read More

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