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CAVS TEAM PARTICIPATES IN THE “PEA OR NOT TO PEA “GLOBAL PROJECT

The team members includes;Prof. Rose Nyikal (Acting Principal, CAVS), Prof. Daniel Gakuya (Department of Clinical Studies), PaulineNdwiga, and Kennedy Kioko (Field Station). The aim of the project is to share the heritage of GregorJohann Mendel’s (the father of Genetics) with the whole world and to make academic partners happy.

HISTORY AS THE 8TH VICE CHANCELLOR UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI IS VIRTUALLY INSTALLED

Historically, installation of a Vice Chancellor is an essentially significant and functionally symbolic rite of passage. In the University rich in tradition and heritage, installation is a symbolic rite of transition signifying succession at the helm of the university. It signifies that one leadership era has ended and ushers in a new one.

CAREER WEBINARS FOR STUDENTS

The University of Nairobi through the office of career services has organized a series of interactive  online seminars (webinars) which shall expose students to job market.

The webinars will kick off this Friday, 22 May 2020 to June 30, 2020.

To register for webinars follow this link :  https://forms.gle/c4yteQMS4pWpM9weA 

The Office will hold the following webinars in partnership with industry partners (Employers/Agents):

SUPPORT EMAILS DURING COVID- 19 PERIOD

Students and staff should send an email to the listed respective email addresses to be able to be assisted on any issues during  this period of COVID-19 and beyond.

Faculty of agriculture - agrichelp@uonbi.ac.ke

Faculty of Veterinary - vethelp@uonbi.ac.ke

WMI                         -  wmihelp@uonbi.ac.ke

 

PASET Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund(RSIF) PhD Scholarships

This opportunity is provided by the Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund (www.rsif-paset.org), the flagship programme of the Partnership for skills in Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology (PASET). An initiative by African governments, PASET aims to address fundamental gaps in skills and knowledge necessary for long-term, sustained economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).

RUFORUM Calls for training programs with Support from Carnegie Cooperation of New York

The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM), established by ten Vice Chancellors in 2004, is a consortium of 126 African universities operating within 38 countries spanning the African continent. RUFORUM is coordinated by a Secretariat hosted by Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda. 

RUFORUM supports universities to address the important and largely unfulfilled role that universities play in contributing to the well‐being of small scale farmers and economic development of countries throughout the sub‐ Saharan Africa region.

Eating Healthy to Boost Our Immunity and Protect Our Bodies from Disease-Causing Infections Including COVID-19

A balanced diet and good nutrition are not only important as a source of energy for our active lives but are critical for our defense against disease. According to the world health organization (WHO) a healthy diet helps to protect against malnutrition in all its forms, as well as non-communicable diseases, including such as diabetes, heart disease, stroke and cancer.

UNDERSTANDING THE EFFECTS OF THE COVID 19 PANDEMIC ON FOOD SECURITY IN KENYA AND GLOBALLY

The COVID-19 pandemic is expected to exacerbate an already alarming food insecurity situation. Before the emergence of the pandemic, food insecurity was already on the rise in the region due to factors such as climatic shocks and livestock pests and diseases. The desert locust outbreak added to the already growing concerns. It is against this backdrop that the Committee on Fiscal Studies has organized a webinar on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on financing food security in Kenya and globally.