Range Management

TWO MSC STUDENTS TRAINED IN THE EMERGING SCIENTIST PROGRAMME 2021

Elizabeth Githendu and Solomon Mugi, both students from the Department of Land Resource Management and Agricultural Technology (LARMAT), pursuing MSC in Range Management, University of Nairobi participated in the Emerging Scientist 2021 two week training which was conducted in Maasai Mara, Narok County between September 15, 2021 and September 26, 2021. The training involved hands-on research design, data collection, data analysis, and presentation of research findings.

OUR ALUMNI IMPARTING KNOWLEDGE; NATURE -BASED SOLUTIONS FOR CLIMATE CHANGE

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) invites you to a virtual forum on Nature based on climate change to be held on Thursday, August 26, 2021 from 3pm to 5pm. Register here for Green House Session 2.0 on "Nature based Solutions (Nbs) for Climate Change” and if they are effective in addressing causes and consequences of climate c

PHD AND MSC RESEARCH PROPOSAL PRESENTATIONS

Masters of Science and Doctor of Philosophy students pursuing various degree programmes in this department virtually presented their research proposals to their fellow students and supervisors. According to UoN graduate school guidelines, all postgraduate students must produce progress report and this can be possible if their research work is shared and presented to supervisors and any other invited actor. Over 27 participants were in attendance. Their supervisors were impressed on improved research work enhanced by presentation skills.

VIRTUAL EXAM ON PROGRESS: 1ST SEMESTER 2020-2021

Have you been worried whether the exam would be held when the pandemic is still in the Kenya, at University of Nairobi, every student must be tested for their course work in the two semesters?   Learning has been online through different e- platforms and in the Department of LARMAT , postgraduate students and 1st years commenced their first semester, 2020-2021 exams yesterday, 18th January 2021.

MODERATION OF 1 ST SEMESTER 2020/2021 ACADEMIC YEAR EXAMINATIONS

Lectures and instructors of all units in the Department of LARMAT on 15th December 2020 moderated 1st semester exam for the year 2020/2021. Prof. Richard Onwonga and Dr. Oliver Wasonga moderated the exercise. It was agreed all moderators retain the moderated exam in the google drive for ease accessibility. All exams to be cleaned for further processing.

POST GRADUATE STUDENTS TO BE CONFERRED DEGREES IN THE UON 64TH GRADUATION CEREMONY

The following Postgraduate students are among Graduands from the Department of Land Resource Management and Agricultural Technology and offered with letters of Award for their respective degrees to graduate in the 64th UoN Graduation. The degrees will be conferred on 11th December 2020. Congratulations!

 

SUCCESSFUL DOCTORAL THESIS DEFENSE

Shadrack Otieno Nyawade a PhD student in Soil Science  on October , 2020 defended his research thesis on Diversification of potato farming systems through legume intercropping for improved resource use efficiency”,  He is a specialist in Soil and Water Resource Management with several years of experience in on-farm research, and is currently working for the Intern