Kenya

Employer perceptions and attitudes towards agricultural university training in Kenya

Agriculture is the backbone of most Sub - Saharan African economies accounting for 40 % of the GDP and 80% employment. Yet agricultural graduates have not been able to “hit the ground running” upon graduation. This study assessed the quality of agricultural graduates from Kenyan Universities in terms of relevance to job market demands.

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”.

UON NEW COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH; SLU GRANTED FOR INNOVATIVE RESEARCH TO ACHIEVE THE GLOBAL GOALS IN EAST AFRICA

The University of Nairobi has signed a new collaboration with School of Global Studies, Gothenburg University, Umeå, University, Makerere University, IGAD and ICRAF to research on innovative approaches in dryland borders of Kenya and Uganda focusing on livelihood improvement through rangeland (grazing areas) restoration and governance interventions. Professor Ingrid Öborn will lead the team from Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU).

WEBINAR : PARTICIPATORY RANGELANDS MANAGEMENT

Participatory Rangeland Management (PRM) has been adopted as an approach for improved Rangeland management and to better secure rights to resources in pastoralist areas, improving not only technical inputs, but also strengthen governance and tenure security of Rangelands. These has been piloted in Kenya, Tanzania and Ethiopia since 2019. 

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.