Range Management

LARMAT PARTICIPATES IN MAINSTREAMING CLIMATE SMART AGRICULTURE FRAMEWORKS AND TECHNOLOGIES IN RANGE MANAGEMENT AND PASTORALISM PRACTICES

Dr. Oscar Koech from the University of Nairobi (UoN), Department of Land Resource Management and Agricultural Technology (LARMAT) between 6th- 10th Dec, 2021 participated in the National Sensitization workshop on Mainstreaming Climate Smart Agriculture Frameworks and Technologies in the Practices of Range Management and Pastoralism in ASAL areas of Kenya organized by Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and cooperatives, State Department for Livestock.

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.

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.