PARTICIPATION IN THE INTERNATIONAL NITROGEN MANAGEMENT SYSTEM - EAST AFRICA DEMONSTRATION SITE (INMS – EADS) INCEPTION WORKSHOP
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Date and time: 
Tue, 2019-03-05 (All day)
Location / Venue: 

Imperial Hotel, Kisumu,

Particpants group photo

Dr. SM Mureithi the founder of  Watershed Hydrology Research Lab, Department of Land Resources and Agricultural Technology (LARMAT) and Benjamin Nyilitya, a PhD student and a Water chemist with the Ministry of Water and Sanitation participated in the INMS East Africa Demonstration Site inception workshop at Imperial Hotel, Kisumu, Kenya on 5th and 6th March 2019. The workshop is aimed at improving the understanding of the regional N cycle and investigate practices and policies to maximize sustainable production of food, goods and energy while reducing negative impacts of reactive nitrogen on the environment and human health. The workshop will also focus on task force development for the priority issues for the site. The Workshop was organized by International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), in conjunction with the Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC).

Benjamin gave a presentation titled ‘Tracking the Nitrogen losses (sources)

in major rivers in the Lake Victoria catchment, Kenya’, on his ongoing PhD work. Stephen presented a highlight of a new project ‘Understanding the contribution of Atmospheric Nitrogen to the increasing Nitrogen levels in Lake Victoria, Kenya’, which is part of IAEA’s CRP (F32008) Global Monitoring of Nitrogen Isotopes in Atmospheric Waters.

Expiry Date: 
Thu, 2022-03-31 (All day)
Contact Person: 

Dr. S Mureithi