The College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences held a recognition ceremony on Thursday June 17th 2021 to celebrate and award outstanding achievers. The event is part of a series of activities the College has implemented to celebrate the University of Nairobi’s 50th anniversary (#UoNat50 campaign)
The College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences (CAVS) joined the international community in observing the World Environment Day that is marked globally every year on June 5th. To mark the day, CAVS, in liaison with like-minded stakeholders planted 200 tree seedlings at the College Dam, off Lower Kabete Road.
As we celebrate 50 years of excellence, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences and the University of Nairobi at large in partnership with the Equity Group Foundation and Kenya Forest Service held a tree planting activity at Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies and Kanyariri Vet farm on 18th May, 2021.
Monday 17th May 2021, a blended ceremony was held to officially launch the Feed the Future Animal Health Innovation Lab program. A physical event was Held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Nairobi and virtually for participants based in the USA and Kenya. The Innovation lab will be based at the Department of Clinical Studies, College of Agriculture, and Veterinary Services-University of Nairobi.
As part of UON@50 celebrations, The College held a webinar titled, ‘Pan-African COVID-19 and Food Safety Webinar’ on April 28, 2021. The University of Nairobi Vice Chancellor, Prof SG Kiama who was the chief guest challenged participants to discuss the issue at hand with openness as well as contextualizing food safety based on the African countries set up.
The College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences held tree planting exercise at Kanyariri Vet farm on 18th April, 2021.The Equity bank who donated 1000 seedlings, Hindu Religious and Service Center who donated 100 seedlinds and Kshs 20,000.00 for labour, Kenya Forest Service, Tana and Athi River Development Authority (TARDA),
The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM), a network of 129 Universities in 38 African Countries, is pleased to announce the 2021 RUFORUM Young African Entrepreneurs Competition (RUYAEC). The overall purpose of the RUFORUM Young African Entrepreneurs Competition (RUYAEC) is to catalyze entrepreneurship through promotion of business innovation and provision of seed funding to young entrepreneurs with creative and innovative business ideas among African youth.
Development Pathways is pleased to announce applications for the 2021 Krystle Kabare Scholarship program. The scholarship will award one Kenyan graduate student with disabilities a full academic scholarship to attend the University of Nairobi in September.