The Faculty of Engineering and Technology on Wednesday, 29 September, held a Water in Nexus with Agriculture sensitization meeting at Main Campus in Njoro with lecturers from the Faculty of Agriculture and Faculty of Education and Community Studies as well as international partners from The Netherlands.
Egerton University is mourning the demise of one of its distinguished scholars, Professor Peter L. Shalo. Prof. Shalo joined Egerton College in 1968 and grew through the ranks to become a full professor when the College became a fully-fledged university in 1986. Prof. Shalo, who was born in Kakamega County, Western Kenya. He was a lecturer and long-serving Chair of the Department of Dairy and Food Science Technology at the Faculty of Agriculture, Egerton University. The distinguished scholar was one of the founders of the Guildford Dairy Institute at Egerton University.
One hundred and sixty Agriculture students from the 'ambitious' Karima Girls High School visited Egerton University from 24-26 May 2022 on a learning tour. Five of the teachers accompanying them, including their Deputy Headteacher Josephine Mugwe, were Egerton University Alumni.
Nairobi, Oct 11 2022 (IPS) - Until a few years ago, Kenyan potato farmer Richard Mbaria used to harvest just four tonnes of the crop from an acre of land thanks to poor quality seeds, combined with an attack on the crop by pests and diseases.
My name is Enock Rugut. I am a second-year masters student at Egerton University located in Njoro, Kenya, where I am working on a degree in plant breeding.
A radio programme on agriculture that runs on the university’s radio, Egerton Radio (101. 7 FM) every Saturday continues to impact on the lives of farmers in Nakuru county.
MATUNGU YOUTH GROUP- STUDENT CHALLENGE- PBL Student Challenge Programmes 6th-17th March 2023
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Students from Egerton University, the University of Zambia, and Häme University of Applied Sciences (Finland) are collaborating on a Problem-based Learning (PBL) Student Challenge Programmeto improve the productivity of crops and livestock of the Matungu Youth Group, Kakamega County.
Egerton University is proud to announce two grantees of the 2022-2023 Transforming Institutions Strategic Funding by the Alliance for African Partnership (AAP). The award, granted to Dr. Benard Odhiambo Oloo (Faculty of Agriculture) and Prof. Josiah Ouma Omolo (Faculty of Science) will seed institutional transformation projects which will support AAP members and partners to participate in sustainable, equitable, and research-driven partnerships that transform lives.
A two-week student challenge program was held from Monday 6th March to Friday 17th March at ARC Egerton University.Problem Based Learning (PBL) is a paradigm shift from hypothetical class approach to practical life challenges in the field that inform learning and teaching activities in higher learning institutions.
Students from Egerton University participated in the Nairobi Innovation Week. The theme for this year was"Innovation and Commercialization for Sustainable Development".Different topics were discussed in Sessions: Innovation and Entrepreneurship Experiences from Different Countries, The DNA of an Innovator: The Nurturing of an Innovator, Making of a Startupand Problem-Based Learning (PBL) Challenge Summit.
Egerton University, Faculty of Agriculture is offering 2 opportunities for short term (4 months) international credit mobility to PhD candidates in the field of Agribusiness Management/Agricultural Economics and Agronomy. The mobility is tenable for the 2023/2024 academic year from January-April, 2024.