Africa

ENHANCING CLIMATE ACTIONS ON LAND IN AFRICA

At COP26 held on 31 October – 13 November 2021in Glasgow, Scotland, nations adopted the Glasgow Climate Pact, aiming to turn the 2020s into a decade of climate action and support. The package of decisions consists of a range of agreed items, including strengthened efforts to build resilience to climate change, to curb greenhouse gas emissions and to provide the necessary finance for both. 

CALL FOR APPLICATION : DAAD AGRICULTURE-ALUMNI NETWORK - WORKSHOP

DAAD Agriculture-Alumni Training Network is organizing a one-week workshop in Kenya. The theme for this year’s workshop is ‘Paradigm shifts in Agricultural Systems towards Sustainable Land-use in Africa’. This initiative will bring together German university alumni from East Africa for a 6-day travelling workshop in Kenya from the 28th March to 2nd April, 2022.

MSC STUDENT SHINES-2020 AFRICA YOUTH AWARDS NOMINEES FOR AWARD FOR AGRICULTURE

Claire Nasike Akello is a Masters student persuing Management of Agroecosystems and Environment in the Department of LARMAT. She has been nominated as one of youth doing an outstanding work in the agricultural sector.

Please spare a minute and vote for her. She is placed under the agriculture category.

RANKING WEB OF UNIVERSITIES, UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI RANKED NO. 10 IN AFRICA

Kenya holds third position after South Africa and Egypt in Africa eminent for Higher learning education. This was after webometric ranking of July 2020, which positioned The University of Nairobi at no 10 in Africa and no 1 in East Africa.

UNIRANK: UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI IN POSITION 7 IN AFRICA

The University of Nairobi(UoN) is ranked the seventh preeminent University out of 200 Universities in Africa. This is according to 2020 African University ranking conducted by uniRank. Three key selection criteria to the ranking of Higher learning institutions was based on;

WEBINAR ON AFRICA FOOD DELIVERY IN THE FACE OF COVID 19

Re-contextualising support for enhancing productivity and marketing systems for smallholder farmers
■ Innovations for delivering agricultural advisory services to farmers to enable them make smart decisions
■ Innovations for reducing logistical bottlenecks and enhancing e-commerce
■ Innovations for multiple agricultural and social protection interventions
■ Galvanizing partnerships and collaboration to strengthen African agricultural research and innovation capacity

STATE OF OPEN ACCESS AND ITS IMPLICATION ON RESEARCHERS WEBINAR

To find out, join us as we host the Africa Academy of Sciences Open Research https://aasopenresearch.org , Africas' oldest open access publishing house Hindawi Publishers https://www.hindawi.com/  and AfricArxiv, Africas' only preprint server https://africarxiv.org/  in this discussion.