Beneficiaries of the Faculty of Law Legal Aid Project (FOLLAP) want it to be expanded in order to reach more people.
In a meeting held on Friday 8th October at the CMRT Hall at the Egerton Njoro Campus, the beneficiaries told the FOLLAP team that the project was very helpful to communities and they would like it to be rolled out more to the grassroots.
Join Global Alliance for Rapid Diagnostics (GARD) on October 26th, 2021 4 PM- 6PM EAT / 9AM-11AM EDT as they bring together research leaders in the African Continent to discuss how we may save lives by bridging technology and market needs.
The Institute of Women, Gender and Development Studies (IWGDS) held the 20th annual Gender Awareness Day at Main Campus in Njoro on 18 October 2021. The day's theme was "Women in Leadership: Achieving an Equal Future in a COVID 19 World", and the Chief Guest, Dr Joyce Mutinda, Chairperson of National Gender Equality Commission, graced the occasion.
A newly wed, Isabelle Beatrice Mukandungutse moved from Rwanda to Kenya in 2017 to pursue her Master of Science in Animal Nutrition at the World Bank sponsored Africa Centre of Excellence (ACE) in Sustainable Agriculture and Agribusiness Management (CESAAM) hosted at Egerton University. Soon after she started her program, she learned that she was pregnant.
Egerton University and Boitekanelo College from Bostwana recently jointly trained more than 20 Finger millet farmers representing seven community groups from Kipsitet area of Kericho County on value-addition of their finger millet harvest. The farmers were drawn from local farmer groups which have adopted the high yielding, fast maturing and highly nutritious U15 and P224 finger millet varieties developed under the KALRO-Egerton University Kenya Climate Smart Agriculture (KCSAP) Finger Millet Value Chain Project.
Not even her "Wear Pink Ribbon" campaign T-shirt she is donning triggers anything in the minds of students she is engaging.
Egerton University, Kenya, in partnership with the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) and Gulu University in Uganda, through the support from MasterCard Foundation, is implementing a Program titled “Transforming African Agricultural Universities to meaningfully contribute to Africa’s Growth and Development (TAGDev)”.
The National Counter-Terrorism Centre (NCTC), in collaboration with Egerton University and the Midrift Human Rights Network (MIDRIFT HURINET) held a training seminar on the Nakuru County Action Plan on Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism (PCVE) on 2 November 2021 at Main Campus in Njoro.
Egerton University, in her Joint Nutrition and Dietetics (N&D) Internship Programme in the Department of Human Nutrition, Faculty of Health Sciences, trained farmers in Kitui and Taita Taveta counties in improving their nutrition and livelihoods in the drylands region. Together with Egerton students, the exchange students (interns) from Boitekanelo College in Botswana focused on accelerated partnership and social support in empowering women (pregnant and breastfeeding mothers) to prepare diverse, locally nutritious foods within dry regions and embrace embracing diverse nutrition fully to offer quality diets.
Egerton University staff and students, together with those from Boitekanelo College of Health Sciences, Botswana, joined the Mangu Diabetic Support Group in a community nutrition outreach activity to mark this year’s World Diabetes Day at Mangu Health Centre in Rongai Sub-County, Nakuru County. The event, which was celebrated on Sunday 14 November 2021, was also attended by staff from the Nakuru County Health Department led by Dr. Benedict Osore. Dr. Osore, who was the chief guest at the event, is the Director of Medical Services for Nakuru County. According to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), the global theme for 2021-2023 World Diabetes Day is ‘Access to Diabetes Care’.
Are you planning a reunion with your classmates or team mates in various games, clubs or societies? Why not come back home to your Alma Mater for a weekend to remember? You can stay on campus at the ARC Hotel at negotiated rates.
Egerton University and ICRISAT have been engaged in improving production and productivty enhancement of dryland crops mainly sorghum, millets, groundnuts and greengrams in six counties dryland counties in Kenya which include Tharaka Nithi, Makueni, Kitui, Siaya, Busia and Elgeyo Marakwet, through funding support from USAID Feed the Future-FtF, Accelerated Value Chain Development (AVCD).
The Faculty of Law Legal Aid Project (FOLLAP) will host the second national legal aid conference from Monday November 29th to Saturday December 4th.
This year’s conference will be held in Naivasha under the theme “Access to Justice and Socio-Economic Crisis: Lessons from Covid-19 Pandemic.”
Get a chance to be involved in #CHANGETHESTORY of climate and river restoration during a cleanup exercise
The 44th Congregation (Virtual) for the Conferment of Degrees and Award of Diplomas - Friday 17th December, 2021
The 45th Graduation of Egerton University is the long-awaited event at which we can acknowledge with pride that the hard work, sacrifice,which we can acknowledge with pride that the hard work, sacrifice,and resilience of our students have paid off.
As a farmer and a community leader, retired policeman Simon Peter Gitahi’s constant worry until 2018 was how a local growers’ marketing cooperative society could be kicked back to life and help farmers earn an income from cassava farming.
The 5th Africa Universities Cross Country Championships were held at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (J.K.U.A.T) on 20th November 2021 with over 200 athletes and officials participating in the event. In the men’s category, Maxime Chaumeton from the University of Johannesburg won with a time of 30.54.0 followed closely by Geoffrey Chirchir 31.33.0 from Egerton University Njoro pursuing Bachelor of Education degree in Maths and Physics.
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