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JKUAT Benefits from Sakura Science Exchange Program
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JKUAT Benefits from Sakura Science Exchange Program

In a bid to merge African potential with Japanese scientific technology towards achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) and Utsunomiya University, Japan, embarked on a collaborative initiative known as the Sakura Science Program. According to the Project Coordinator, Ms. Naomi Chelimo from the Department of Horticulture and Food...

Equipping retirees with tools to navigate retirement phase
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Equipping retirees with tools to navigate retirement phase

The University management through the Human Resource department organized a one-day empowerment workshop for staff who will be retiring in the next few years. The workshop drew a number of staff members who were given valuable guidance and advice on how to transition into retirement. The seminar whose topic was: Equipping retirees with important tools for...

Programme to Attract Young Women to STEM Unveiled
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Programme to Attract Young Women to STEM Unveiled

The enduring perception, mostly stereotypical, that girls are not well adopted to pursue courses and careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) has stopped many girls from enrolling into STEM subjects. To unroll this practice, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology has launched a strategic initiative designed to empower and woo young women...

JKUAT and WAP launch two-year study on animal welfare in Nyeri County
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JKUAT and WAP launch two-year study on animal welfare in Nyeri County

Dr. Maina Ngotho of the Department of Animal Science at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) is working with the World Animal Protection (WAP) on  a two-year field study in Nyeri County that seeks to address the growing concern of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) estimated to cause a million deaths of humans annually, according...

Joint Collaboration towards Harnessing Geothermal Power
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Joint Collaboration towards Harnessing Geothermal Power

With its considerable potential for power generation and reliable supply, geothermal power is progressively replacing hydropower, which is unreliable due to sporadic droughts, in Kenya. In a move that will support this transition and provide the necessary expertise for sustainability, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kyushu University, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo Institute...

Universities Urged to Participate in the Development of Strong Leadership Policies
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Universities Urged to Participate in the Development of Strong Leadership Policies

Higher education institutions have been called upon to conduct research into the development of robust governance norms that will streamline the country’s leadership structure. This, according to the experts, will be vital in providing necessary resilience and sustainability. This was revealed when JKUAT CBD Campus hosted a lecture for its staff and postgraduate students pursuing...

Prof. Kikuvi Elected Dean, School of Public Health
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Prof. Kikuvi Elected Dean, School of Public Health

Prof. Gideon Kikuvi, an Associate Professor at the College of Health Sciences (COHES) has been elected the new Dean, School of Public Health for the next two years. Kikuvi was unanimously supported by the faculty as the sole candidate during the elections held Tuesday, April 2, 2024. Prof. Gideon Kikuvi Dean School of Public Health...

JKUSMA’s Medical Camp Benefits Juja Community
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JKUSMA’s Medical Camp Benefits Juja Community

Over 450 people have benefitted from a two-day medical camp organized by the JKUAT Students Medical Association (JKUSMA) in Juja, Kiambu County. During the outreach, important healthcare services were extended to the local community during the two day event that run from March 25 – 26, 2024. Partnering with esteemed institutions such as Guru Nanak...

Karen Campus Hosts Moot Court on Human Rights
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Karen Campus Hosts Moot Court on Human Rights

Students from eight Kenyan universities convened at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Karen Campus for the inter-university Moot Court Competition on March 22, 2024. The event saw students participate in a mock court session presided over by practicing judicial officers – in an effort to highlight the enduring challenges of human trafficking and...

Dr. Winfred Karugu Bids Farewell to JKUAT After Three Decades of Service.
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Dr. Winfred Karugu Bids Farewell to JKUAT After Three Decades of Service.

Dr. Winfred Nyambura Karugu has bid farewell to JKUAT after a distinguished career spanning over 30 years. Regarded as a beacon of knowledge, Dr. Karugu’s scholarly pursuits have inspired many within the academic community. Her insights and commitment to excellence have not only enriched the intellectual landscape but have also served as a source of...

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