Egerton University has emerged victorious at the ongoing Nakuru Agricultural Society of Kenya (ASK) National Show, clinching several prestigious awards. The University secured the first position in three categories: Best Stand that interprets the current Show theme, Best University Stand, and Best Stand in Research & Development. These accolades highlight the University's commitment to aligning its exhibits with the Show's theme "Promoting Climate Smart Agriculture and Trade Initiative for Sustainable Economic Growth," and showcasing groundbreaking research and innovations.
Nakuru Governor Her Excellency Susan Kihika admires displays at the Egerton University stand during the 2023 Nakuru ASK National Show on 13th July 2023. Egerton University secured top positions in multiple categories, including Best Stand that interprets the current Show theme, Best University Stand, and Best Stand in Research & Development, further solidifying its reputation as one of the leading institutions of higher learning in the country.
Furthermore, Egerton University secured the second position in two highly competitive categories: Best Stand in Youth Activities, Empowerment, and Capacity Building; and Best Agro-processing Stand. These recognitions underscore the University's dedication to fostering the growth and empowerment of the youth while promoting value addition in the agricultural sector through innovative agro-processing methods. In the category of Best Innovation & Invention Stand, Egerton University secured the third position.
The University's outstanding achievements did not go unnoticed, as the Nakuru Governor, Her Excellency Susan Kihika, visited the Egerton University stand. Accompanied by the Nakuru ASK Branch Chairman, Dr Perminus Migwi, the Governor toured the stand and commended the University for its remarkable displays and innovations. The visit by Governor Kihika served as a testament to the University's impactful work and commitment to driving climate smart innovative practices.
The Nakuru ASK National Show, running from the 12th to 16th of July 2023, continues to captivate visitors with its diverse range of exhibits and informative displays. Egerton University's stand stands out as a beacon of innovation and research excellence, inviting attendees to witness firsthand the cutting-edge advancements.
By Agnes Mwangi-Directorate of Marketing and Resource Mobilization