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)

Mr. Victor K. Boiyo, Ph.D Candidate during the defense of his thesis

Mr. Victor K. Boiyo, Ph.D candidate and Ms. Cindy Lucky Tubman, MSc candidate successfully defended their thesis in a Board of Examiners meeting held at the Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies on June 3, 2019. Mr. Boiyo’s thesis title was, “Implementation and Performance of Participatory Forest Management: A Comparative Study of Urban and Rural Forest in Kenya, “while Ms. Tubman’s thesis’ title was, “Assessment of the Influence of the Beach Management Units on Fisheries Governance in Migingo Island, Kenya.”

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Group photo of WMI masters students with their lecturers after their research proposal defense session held at the WMI campus on May 28, 2019. Photo credit, Mr. Elmah Odhiambo

The research proposal defense for master’s students in the 2018/2019 academic year was held on May 28, 2019 at the WMI campus. The session was chaired by the Director of the institute, Prof. Henry Mutembei, and students presented their research proposals on various themes in Environmental Governance.

The following 13 candidates presented their proposals: Mr. Kahuha Francis, Ms. Irine Mutesi, Mr. Geraldine Mburu, Mr. Gachoka Ndungu, Mr. Hussein Hanti, Ms. Karen Ndindi, Ms. Omar Manasiti, Mr. Nickson Lang’at, Mr. Stephen Rukwaro, Mr. Anis Ibrahim, Mr. Obonyo Oscar, Mr. Ngicho Vincent.

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Diana Githu (far left) with other competitors

Imagine 3 minutes presentation  each worthy 1000 us dolllars!!  Ask Diana Githu , she merged the winner. Congratulations. read more and more.

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Mr. Elmah Odhiambo (left) Msc. student at Wangari Maathai Institute (WMI), takes comments from his discussant during the student led seminar held on May 18, 2019 at WMI. Photo credit, Mr. Angu

Wangari Maathai Institute (WMI) held a seminar on May 15, 2019 where Mr. Elmah Odhiambo, Msc. Student, WMI and Ms. Eunice Muthoni, PhD candidate, WMI presented their research findings. Their research topics are: “An Assessment of Compliance with the Ban on Plastic Carrier Bags in Nairobi’s Karen and Kibera Estates, Kenya” and “Assessment of Effects of Sub Catchment Governance on Management of Wetland Resources at Rwamathambi Sub-catchment, Tana Basin, Mt. Kenya Region” respectively.

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WMI in partnership with Kiambu County Government and Wildlife Students Association conducted a tree planting exercise at Ndumbuini Trading Center on Saturday May 18, 2019 from 10:00 am. The exercise was graced by Mr David Kuria, the Deputy County Commissioner – Kiambu County, Mr. Lameck Nyamai, the County Executive Committee member for Environment and Forestry – Kiambu County, Director WMI, Deputy Director WMI and attracted a wide range of participants including WMI Staffs, University of Nairobi students, youth groups, Ndumbuini residents among others. Approximately 200 tree seedlings were planted at Ndumbuini Trading Center and Uthiru round-about area. This exercise served as a build-up to a host of activities to be conducted on June 5, 2019 during the World Environmental Day at the Wangari Maathai Institute Campus.

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