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HOLISTIC RANGE MANAGEMENT VIRTUAL TRAINING FOR NORTHERN KENYA COUNTIES (3RD TO 6TH AUGUST 2020)

The African Drylands Institute for Sustainability (ADIS) in collaboration with the Millennium Water Alliance (MWA), Kenya Resilient Arid Lands Partnership for Integrated Development (KRAPID) conducted a 4-day (3-6 August 2020) online training of technical staff from Garissa, Isiolo, Marsabit, Wajir, and Tukana Counties.

Impact of LAPSSET to Communities Living in Northern Kenya

This film covers a research feedback workshop for stakeholders in Isiolo, Samburu and Laikipia Counties to evaluate the impact of LAPSSET projects on their communities. It was organised by African Drylands Institute for Sustainability (Adis) University of Nairobi and CORDAID, held in Isiolo Kenya.

 

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ADIS FACILITATES ONLINE TRAINING OF COUNTY STAFF ON HOLISTIC RANGELAND MANAGEMENT

The training was officially opened by Prof. Rose Nyikal, the Principal of the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, benefited a total of 30 technical staff in the livestock and rangelands sectors from 5 pastoral Counties of Wajir, Isiolo, Turkana, Garissa, and Marsabit.

Collaboration Meeting between ADIS, UoN and University Colorado

Prof. J. Terrence McCabe, Director, Environment and Society Program, Department of Anthrophony, University of Colorado, Boulder, visited Prof. Jesse Njoka, Director African Drylands Institute for Sustainability (ADIS), for a meeting to discuss future collaboration in project implementation with University of Nairobi. Prof. Terrence wants to extend his research project from northern Tanzania to southern parts of Kenya. Prof.

Devolution and its impacts on livestock Trade in Northern Kenya

The African Drylands Institute for Sustainability in partnership with Roskilde University (Denmark) and with financial support from DANIDA facilitated a one-day stakeholders policy workshop on Devolution and its impacts on Livestock Trade in northern Kenya and other ASALs. The event, held on 29th October 2019 at the Pride Inn Hotel in Nairobi was officially opened by Prof. Rose Nyikal, the Principal College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, University of Nairobi.

ADIS Facilitates Training of County Staff on Sustainable Rangelands Management and Pastoral Livestock Production

The advent of devolution in Kenya marked the beginning of enhancing service delivery to the people. Through notable progress has been made so far, the counties are also facing diverse challenges related to human, organizational and institutional capacity. The University of Nairobi’s African Drylands Institute for Sustainability (ADIS) in partnership with the Millennium Water Alliance through the Kenya RAPID Program is planned and facilitated a one-week short training on sustainable rangelands management and pastoral livestock production, held 19th -23rd August, 2019.

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.

We are all set - Vet first years attend their first Anatomy lecture session

After the orientation exercise, all was set for learning. The first-year veterinary medicine students started off with an introduction to veterinary medicine course that serves to build their foundation into the sophisticated world of veterinary medicine.

Department of Plant Science hosts Melia Project workshop

The Department of Plant Science and Crop Protection successfully hosted the Melia Project workshop.  The workshop is one of the programmes under the VLIR Team initiative “Synergy for mass propagation of elite Melia volkensii clones and exploiting its derived bio-pesticides”.