College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences

Celebrating 50 Years of contribution to food and nutritional security for the region as a center for Academic Excellence Webinar

The University of Nairobi is celebrating its 50 years of existence as the first university to be chartered in Kenya. This is to mark and celebrate the many achievements made during the period. The Faculty of Agriculture has been part of this journey and has contributed immensely to capacity development, research contribution and policy support for the country and the region.

UoN Talents Day

The University of Nairobi celebrated its first inaugural talent day which attracted many students and staff who showcased different talents from the different categories namely; music, singing and poetry, ICT and engineering innovation, arts design and fashion show, karate, taekwondo and dance, modeling, catwalk, Mr and Miss Talent day and other categories like bible citation, narrative/spoken word, instrumentals and news presenters.

TANA kitchen renovation

The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Stephen Gitahi Kiama visited the College on Wednesday March 3, 2021 from 3:00 pm. The purpose of the visit was to check on the progress regarding renovation works at Tana Kitchen so as to enable students use the new  kitchen.  The renovation had been going on for the last one year and 90% of the work had been done. The contractor informed the Vice-Chancellor that the pace of the work had been slowed down by impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic. 

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).

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.