Sale of LiveStock

The University of Nairobi, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences
will be selling various categories of livestock at Kibwezi Field Station,
between Monday 22nd May 2019 and Friday 24th May 2019. Among the livestock to be sold include goats and cattle. For more information, contact Mr. Isaac Nyang'au (0721538318)

Students being briefed on beef produciton by the Manager Kapiti Ranch

Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine Students visited Kapiti Ranch in Machakos County to learn about beef, and sheep and goat production. During the visit, the students learnt alot about key production management under ASAL production system.

Kapiti Ranch, Machakos
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From Left, Dr. Ndiwa, Mr. Abdi, Dr. Kweyu, Mr. Muli, Dr. Kibugi, Prof. Mutembei, Director, WMI and Dr. Gakuya after Muli’s PhD defense

Mr. Linus Muli a PhD student at the Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies successfully defended his PhD  thesis entitled, “Opportunities and challenges of Indigenous and Modern governance systems for sacred forests: The Case of Kaya forests at the coastal region of Kenya,” in a panel held at the Institute on Monday November 14, 2016. Like the pioneer PhD students at WMI, Mr. Muli also sets a record for completing in time.

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Dr. Oliver Wasonga, Raphael Lotira, and Bulle Hallo Dabasso during sessions

Dr. Oliver Wasonga a lecturer in LARMAT is among the participants attending the 4th Reduction of Post-Harvest Losses and Value Addition in East African Food Value Chains (RELOAD) annual workshop at Ridar Hotel in Mukono from 11th to 17th November, 2016 , Uganda. In Kenya, one focus of RELOAD is on pastoral meat value chains, which is undertaken by the University of Nairobi (Department of Land Resource Management and Agricultural Technology, & Department of Food Technology and Nutrition).The project supports two PhD students in LARMAT Mr. Raphael Lotira and Mr.Bulle Hallo Dabasso are also in attendance.

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Dr. Oliver Wasonga with Melissa de Kock during her visit

Dr Wasonga of department of Land Resources and Agricultural Technology (LARMAT) and Ms Melissa de Kock a PhD student at University of Capetown, South Africa 3rd November, 2016discussed possible research collaboration under the Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions (ASSAR) project. Dr Wasonga a Senior Lecturer in department of  LARMAT is the focal person at the University of Nairobi  for ASSAR Programme. Ms Melissa intends to conduct her doctoral research in the drylands of Namibia and Northern Kenya.

LARMAT, Boardroom
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