Latest News & Announcements

Training of small-scale farmers and traders at the Food Processing Hub

The Strengthening Kenyan Small-scale Mango Processors to Access Market and Reduce Losses (SAP) Project team has embarked on a series of training and capacity building activities for mango farmers and processors in Kenya. The SAP project is a collaborative initiative between the University of Nairobi (UON) and Purdue University (USA) which is supported by the Rockefeller Foundation (Yieldwise initiative).

Gates Foundation grant Opportunities

Smart Farming Innovations for Small-Scale Producers Request for Proposals (RFP) seeks Smart Farming solutions that leverage digital technology innovations that have the potential to drive positive impact for small scale producer (SSP) entrepreneurs delivered through bundled farmer services and enabled by scalable digital and data platforms.

The 64th conferment of Degrees and award of Diplomas

In keeping with tradition; the University of Nairobi held the 64th graduation ceremony on Friday, December 11, 2020. The ceremony was conducted virtually and broadcast on national television and social media to allow all graduands to follow the virtual event. During the December graduation 2 honorary Degrees were awarded; Prof. Julia Ojiambo received Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa) in Leadership and  Prof. Micere Mugo received a Doctor of Letters (Honoris Causa) in Literature and about 5,709 graduands were conferred degrees and awarded diplomas.

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.