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LARMAT PART OF THE SOCIO-ECOLOGICAL CHANGES AND CONFLICTING VISIONS AT FRONTIERS OF DEVELOPMENT IN EAST AFRICA CONFERENCE

The University of Nairobi's,  Department of Land Resource Management and Agricultural Technology (LARMAT) was part of the attendees of the “Socio-Ecological Changes and Conflicting Visions at Frontiers of Development in East Africa” conference held on 18th November 2021. The Department was represented by Dr. Oliver Vivian Wasonga, a Senior lecturer.

EXCITED TO BE PART OF AICAT 2021/2022

Two students, Brian Oginga and Ruth Basweti (Bsc Management of Agroecosystems - Class of 2020) made a courtesy call to the department on 28th October, 2021. They had been selected for the 11 months internship in Israel under the AICAT (Arava International Centre for Agriculture Training) Internship 2020/2021. They form part of the 50 UoN students that left for Israel on 30th October 2021.

LARMAT VIRTUALY EXHIBITS IN THE INTERNATIONAL RANGELAND CONGRESS 2021

The Department LARMAT is virtually exhibiting in the ongoing International Grassland & International Rangeland Kenya 2021 Virtual Congress. The congress started on 25th Oct 2021 and will end on 29th October, 2021. Ms. Carolyne Kyalo is virtually manning the booth. Click to Explore Departments virtual booth and enquire more about the Department.

CONGRATULATIONS TO LARMAT- UON 65TH GRADUANDS

On Friday 24th September, 2021, During the 65th UON graduation Ceremony, this Department, Faculty of Agriculture,  graduated students in various Degrees  offered both to post graduate and undergraduate. Some of these degrees were , BSC Management of Agro- ecosystems and Environment, BSc Range Management,MSC  Range Management, MSC Soil Science, PhD in Dryland Resource Management , PhD Sustainable Soil Resource Management.

PhD STUDENT IN DRYLAND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT SUCCESSFULLY DEFENDS THESIS

Mr . Murongo Marius Flarian, a Ugandan PhD student in LARMAT, yesterday on 10th August 2021, Successfully defended his PhD thesis. His Research study was on Farmer Perception, and soil factors influencing tissue culture Banana adoption and productivity in Smallholder farms in Uganda”.

TWO-DAY DEPARTMENTAL ACCELERATED CURRICULUM REVIEW

Lectures of this department on 16th and 19th July  held an intensive 2 days discussion on curriculum review of all course taught in the Dept.of LARMAT. The aim of review is to reduce major overlaps of course contents and Descriptions with focus on Curriculum Rationale and Philosophy.

It was discovered some courses codes conflicts with other departments i.e. Department of Agricultural Economics.The Chairman from the two departments and the concerned lecturers to resolve.

UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI SEPTEMBER INTAKE ON PROGRESS

Apply for programmes (Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate degrees) offered in this department  for the September intake 2021.

To register, click links below for  each course of your choice

  1. Bachelor Science in Range Management

  2. Bachelor of Science  in Management of Agroecosystems and  Environment

OCEAN ECOSYSTEM- MANGROVE RESTORATION IN KENYA WEBINAR LED BY UON _ LARMAT ALUMNI

The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 2021- 2030 as the decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable development. This becomes more powerful together with the decade on Ecosystem Restoration. Join us today in the time Slot 6 (time 1pm EAT) as we participate in our first Virtual Conference of the Early  Career Ocean Professionals #ECOPs to discuss matters; Ocean Science for Sustainable Development.