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TOWARDS REVITALIZATION OF KIBWEZI DRYLAND FIELD STATION (KDFS) - STRATEGY MEETING

The Kibwezi Dryland Field Station (KDFS) strategy meeting was convened by the KDFS Committee Chairman, Prof. George Karuku, to deliberate on possibilities of building a collaborative partnership with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA). The collaboration is for research, training and community outreach development activities at the KDFS.

LAUNCH OF UoN TV AND RADIO

UoN  going live! " The sound of knowledge"  and  "Empowering you "

You are invited to join the live proceedings of the UNC TV and Radio signal switch ON that will take place tomorrow, Friday January 14, 2022 at 2:15 pm virtually at the University of Nairobi's Youtube Channel. 

 Attend and witness as the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Stephen Kiama Launches UoN Media.

#Goinglive #uonmedia #uontv #uontv

EXTENDED :CALL 4 POST-DOCTORAL FELLOW - AFAS (KENYA)

The African Climate and Environment Center – Future African Savannas (AFAS) is one of eight Global Centres for Climate and Environment funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). AFAS is hosted conjointly at the University of Nairobi (UoN) with its Institute for Climate Change and Adaptation (ICCA) in Kenya and the Université Félix Houphouët-Boigny (UFHB) with its African Centre of Excellence on Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Agriculture (CEACCBAD) in Côte d’Ivoire.

LARMAT WELCOMES FELLOWSHIP STUDENTS FROM BURUNDI

Prof. Richard Onwonga and Dr. Oscar Koech from the University of Nairobi (UoN), Department of Land Resource Management and Agricultural Technology (LARMAT) welcomed two fellows from Burundi (Ms. Manirakiza Isidonie and Mr. Nimbona Felix) from the Ministry of Environment, Agriculture and Livestock and National Veterinary Laboratory.

RANGELAND RESTORATION AND RESOURCE SHARING MANUAL DEVELOPMENT

Dr.Oscar Koech from the University of Nairobi (UoN), Department of Land Resource Management and Agricultural Technology (LARMAT) facilitated a write-shop workshop for the The State Department for Livestock (SDL) in the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Cooperatives (MoALFC).The purpose of the write shop was to develop a training and capacity building manual that will be used during trainings on rehabilitation and restoration activities for Towards Ending Drought Emergencies; Ecosystem Based Adaptation i

LARMAT SIGNS UON PERFORMANCE CONTRACTS FOR THE YEAR 2021/2022

Chairman LARMAT, Prof. Richard Onwonga today 6th January, 2022 participated in the UoN Vetting and Negotiation of the Departmental Performance contract(PC)  for the year 2021/2022.  In the ceremony, he endorsed the PC for the department in presence of the UON Vice Chancellor, Prof. Stephen Kiama, DVC Academic Affairs, Prof. Julius Ogeng’o and Dean Faculty of Agriculture, Prof. Rose Nyikal.

BARINGO COMMUNITY TRAINED ON PARTICIPATORY GIS MAPPING

Dr. Staline Kibet, a Lecturer in this Department of Land Resource Management and Agricultural Technology (LARMAT) engaged community in participatory mapping to identify Prosopis juliflora invaded areas, assets at risks and identify management practices in Baringo County.

STAFF PARTICIPATES IN THE 7TH AFRICAN HIGHER EDUCATION WEEK AND RUFORUM TRIENNIAL CONFERENCE 2021

Dr. Oliver Vivian Wasonga of Department of Land Resource Management & Agricultural Technology (LARMAT) represented the University of Nairobi at the “Climate Smart Agriculture Awareness Creation, Need Assessment and Development of Training Module”workshop during the Seventh African Higher Education Week and RUFORUM Triennial Conference 2021 held in Cotonou, Benin between December 09 and 13, 2021.

ARGENTINA AND KENYA DISCUSSES STRATEGIES TO IMPROVE FORAGE PRODUCTION IN THE ARID RANGELANDS

Dr. Oscar Koech from the University of Nairobi (UoN), Department of Land Resource Management and Agricultural Technology (LARMAT) participated in the Shared conferences between Argentina and Kenya under FOAR project “Improving livestock production in Kenya”.

TRAINING OF TRAINERS ON ECONOMIC UTILIZATION OF INVASIVE SPECIES (PROSOPIS JULIFLORA)

Dr. Oliver Wasonga and Dr. Oscar Koech from the University of Nairobi (UoN), Department of Land Resource Management and Agricultural Technology (LARMAT) participated in the training of TOTs from various Ministries in the County Government of Samburu, Civil Society Organizations, and Community Representatives on the on Economic Utilization of Invasive Species, particularly Prosopis juliflora.