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SAJOREC to Foster Science, Technology and Innovation Co-operation  

By PATRICK AMUNAVI   The establishment of the Sino-Africa Joint Research Centre (SAJOREC) at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Science and Technology (JKUAT), is set to enhance the region’s research in sustainable natural resources conservation, bio-medicine for universal health and modern agricultural techniques. Education Cabinet Secretary, Amb. (Dr.) Amina Mohamed announced during the official opening

NIAP’s Promotion of Irrigation Best Practices to Boost Food Security Lauded

By PATRICK AMUNAVI The Principal Secretary, State Department for Irrigation, Prof. Fred Segor has lauded efforts being spearheaded by the National Irrigation Acceleration Platform (NIAP) in advancing knowledge sharing, learning and building synergies to promote and upscale irrigation best practices amongst small-scale farmers in Kenya, thus contributing to the attainment of the Government’s Big Four

Kenya: County Officers Trained on Data Analytics

By Adhere Cavince Over 38 officers drawn from twelve counties are at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, JKUAT for a four-day training on health data analytics and geographic information systems for informed decision making in the devolved units. The participants will be equipped with skills and tools to collate, curate, analyze and

Researchers share findings on African vegetables with Kenyan farmers

BY PATRICK AMUNAVI Kenyan and Germany researchers working under the Horticultural Innovation and Learning for Improved Nutrition and Livelihood in East Africa (HORTINLEA) project have made significant achievements in generating knowledge on African Indigenous Vegetables (AIVs). This knowledge covers genetic diversity and seed systems, plant nutrition and fertilizer management, water management and irrigation, pest and

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