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University of Nairobi
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Nairobi , Kenya

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Pasture Week in Marsabit County

Date and time: 
Mon, 2016-10-17 15:37

PASTURE WEEK IN MARSABIT COUNTY

Expiry Date: 
Thu, 2019-10-31 15:37
Date and time: 
Mon, 2016-10-17 09:24

Fodder Production Training and e-learning Held in Marsabit, Turkana and Wajir Counties

Background:

The pioneer e-learning and technology transfer event on fodder production was successfully organized and held in northern Kenya, The events led by African Drylands Institute for Sustainability- University of Nairobi (ADIS/UoN) were held in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries (MoALF).

Expiry Date: 
Thu, 2019-10-31 09:24
Date and time: 
Tue, 2016-10-11 09:06

Expiry Date: 
Tue, 2016-10-11 09:06
Date and time: 
Fri, 2016-09-30 08:39

Dr. Koech Oscar, of the University of Nairobi (UoN), Department of Land Resource Management and Agricultural Technology (LARMAT), a pasture expert at the African Dryland Institute for Sustainability (ADIS) - UoN attended a National Dialogue on Policy Frameworks for Climate Change Adaptation,

 

Expiry Date: 
Fri, 2016-09-30 08:39
Date and time: 
Tue, 2016-05-17 13:55
Location / Venue: 

Aberystwyth University

Description: C:\Users\Oscar\Pictures\ABERYSTWYTH 2016\IMG_20160419_122249.jpgDr. Koech Oscar, of the University of Nairobi, Department of Land Resource Management and Agricultural Technology (LARMAT) and pasture researcher at African Dryland Institute for Sustainability (ADIS-UoN) is currently doing research on Methane measurements from Livestock and feeds evaluation techniques at Aberystwyth University, Institute of Biological, and Environmental & Rural Sciences (IBERS), UK from 15 March to15 June 2016 supported by the Stapledon Memorial Trust fund travel research grant and Newton fund.

The Newton Fund supported a workshop on different methods of methane measurements held on –10 to 11 May 2016. This was attended by post graduate research students from the University of Nairobi and scientist from Africa at Aberystwyth University, Aberystwyth, UK. The workshop provided exposure of the team to various methane measurement techniques as well sharing of results on In vitro and In vivo methane measurement studies done by Dr. Oscar Koech. 

Expiry Date: 
Tue, 2016-05-17 13:55
Contact Person: 

Dr Oscar Koech

In order to realize it vision, ADIS will be guided by the following strategic themes: 

Date and time: 
Thu, 2015-10-22 15:17
Location / Venue: 

Marsabit & Isiolo County

ADIS is implementing an IGAD-funded project on “enhancing the resilience of livestock-based livelihoods in Northern Kenya” that aims at demonstrating the potential of scientific innovations in improving the natural resource management in drylands for enhanced resilience in livestock based livelihoods, and stimulate further investment in addressing land productivity, natural resource protection, risk management and socio- economic  and cultural wellbeing. One of the project outcomes is to improve pasture availability for local pastoral communities leaving in Isiolo and Marsabit through reseeding of degraded pasture areas.   

Expiry Date: 
Fri, 2016-01-15 15:17
Contact Person: 

Mr. Peter Kamande

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