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SUCCESSFUL DEPARTMENTAL 2019-2020 PC DEFENSE AND 2020-2021 PC NEGOTIATION

The Chairman, LARMAT, Prof. Geofrey Kironchi assisted by Ms Carolyne Kyalo today 11th August 2020 Successfully defended 2019-2020 performance contract (PC) of the department via Google zoom. This rates department performance that fall under four key pillars set by the University of Nairobi. These are; Financial Stewardship and Discipline, Service Delivery, University Core Mandate (projects “Big Four” Initiatives, Projects/Programmes aligned to SDGs, SPS and SP) and other crosscutting issues within growth of the varsity.

AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK (AFDB) YOUTH EMPLOYMENT AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT TRAINING

Are you a final year undergraduate students who are on a path to graduation by December 2020 in any African University, this is an opportunity for you. The University of Nairobi has been selected, among a few African universities, to participate in a Youth Employment and Skills Development Pilot Project.

THIRD WEEK; ONLINE EXAMS FOR UNDERGRADUATE PROGRESSING WELL

Today the department of LARMAT conducted two exams online for undergraduate students with 98% attendance and successful exams answer sheet turned in. These were fourth and third year BSC in Management of Agroecosystems and Environment under taking Recycling and Bio-conversion of Organic Waste and  Environmental planning and Management respectively. It was noted as recommendable progress since inception of second semester exams 2019- 2020 amid Corona virus pandemic.

PRE-EXAM WEBINAR SESSION

Are students, staff, parent, stakeholders, guardian or Mentor never look down to your carrier path? As all has been examined and will be examined in future, this is an opportunity for you and circle of your mentorship.  Unilever Academy Webinars in Partnership with the University of Nairobi invites you to Pre-Exam Webinar session on Friday July 17, 2020 from 2.00 – 3.00pm. The session aims at giving you tips as you prepare adequately for your Exams. Do not miss.

STUDENTS 4 CAREERS DEVELOPMENT TRAINING

The Dean of students at the University of Nairobi Mr. Johnson Ireri Kinyua invites students for a Career Development Training on 12th June, 2020 at 5:00pm to 6:00pm. This training will be facilitated by a UoN alumnus Dr. David Amakobe, President & CEO of Africa Wood Inc. Training will be hosted via Live Webinar under Theme “Never Be Unemployed: Solve A Local Problem with a Scalable Solution.” Audience limit is 100pax.

ONLINE EXAMINATIONS SUPPORT TRAINING VIA GOOGLE MEET

On Thursday, 11th June 2020, over 118 University of Nairobi staff drawn from the 6 campuses were trained on use of google classroom for online exam preparation, processing and administration amid Covid-19 pandemic. The training was comprehensive and demonstrated understanding that this can be implemented with efforts of both lectures and students. However, this requires further scrutiny and training to fully understand the system with support of UoN Examination Centre personnel(s).

Introducing Kenya’s future Honey Producers and Rangeland Ecosystems Managers

Ecosystems exist as complex socio-ecological systems. There is constant intervention by society through management, resource use and pollution. Due to this, ecosystem management and conservation is key to Biodiversity conservation.

As the world’s most important group of pollinators, bees are a crucial part of agricultural production and natural ecosystem function. They contribute immensely to food security through pollination services; provide mankind with hive products of many economic benefits.

Enclosures – A Positive Land Management Tool For Food Security Or A Driver Of Tenure Conflicts?

Pastoralists rely on livestock for their livelihood and pastoralist communities are widespread in the arid- and semiarid regions of Africa. In fact, 70 % of East Africa’s livestock population resides in Kenya. The harsh conditions of the drylands with severe droughts, erratic rainfall and land degradation make it difficult to sustain on conventional agriculture or other activities. As a consequence, food security in the drylands record the lowest indices compared to other areas in Eastern Africa.

Students attend the Emerging Scientist’s Training and Workshop 2019

Two MSc. Students in Range Management, Edwin Maingi and Sylvia Muchiri, both from the department of Land Resource Management and Technology (LARMAT), were among students who attended a 10 day emerging scientist’s workshop in Oloisukut conservancy, Narok County.