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Voices from the field

The College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences and University of Nairobi at large has taken leadership to in part respond to this challenge; through capacity building for micro-propagation and certification of cassava planting materials to enhance productivity, incomes and food security and nutrition for small holder farmers in Coastal Kenya and Uganda.

COLLECTION OF CERTIFICATES TO ALL SEPTEMBER 25, 2020 GRADUATES

All graduates of the 63rd Congregation for the conferment of degrees and award of diplomas held on September 25, 2020 are requested to collect their certificates at the University of Nairobi Central Examinations Centre, Chiromo Campus in the following order:

1.  MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2020 – FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2020

      ALL MASTERS DEGREES AND POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMAS

2.  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2020 – FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2020

BACHELORS DEGREES ONLY FOR:

Commonwealth Climate Resilience Challenge Grants

ACU Commonwealth Climate Resilience Challenge Grants are awarded to member universities to support initiatives addressing climate resilience. Aimed at academic and professional staff, the grants support collaborative work focused on either of the two main strategic priorities of the Commonwealth Climate Resilience Network (CCRN):

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.

$6 million grant from USAID for Animal Health Innovation Lab

The Allen School’s Global Health – Kenya will lead the Feed the Future Animal Health Innovation Lab program taking an interdisciplinary approach to addressing livestock diseases, working in partnership with scientists from the University of Nairobi, International Livestock Research Institute, Kenya Agriculture and Livestock Research Organization, and the Kenya Medical Research Institute.

Shamba shape up TV show:Simple Storage and Small-scale Processing Technologies for Horticultural Farmers

The Shamba Shape Up Series 10 - Ep 24 aired on Citizen TV features the Zero Energy Brick Cooler (ZEBC), one of the technologies installed at the newly established 'Innovative Cold Storage Technologies: Research, Training and Demonstration Unit' at the field station of the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences.

First years training on online learning platforms

The ICT and ODEL team trained first years on how to use and access online learning tools.The first years both undergraduates and postgraduates who reported at the College virtually, were taken through Google suite that entails a number of applications that run on google platform used for training and communication purposes. This includes Email, google meet and google classroom. All new students were required to create and have university student email accounts since its main mode of communication during this period.

Principal Virtual address to first years

The College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences Principal Professor Rose Nyikal welcomed all new students to the new normal due to COVID 19 Pandemic. It is part of the freshmen orientation where new students are welcomed to the CAVS community.