RESEARCH OUTREACH ACTIVITIES
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End Time: 
Wed, 2014-04-30 (All day)
Location: 
Department of Agricultural Economics
  • June - July 2012: Dissemination workshops for results of research on agricultural commericalization and food security in Eastern Africa. Collaborative workshop between University of Nairobi and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) were held in Nairobi [organized by Dr. Julius Okello].

 

  • July 2012: Focus Group Discussions were held with local community members and agriculture leaders in Tana Delta as part of participatory planning stakeholder meetings for a research project on Foreign Land Investments. The meetings were organized by Dr. David Jakinda.

 

  • August 2012: Several members of staff attended and presented research papers at the International Conference for Agricultural Economists (ICAE) in Brazil. Those who participated from Agribusiness Programme were Dr. Rose Nyikal, Dr. David Jakinda, Prof. Willis Oluoch-Kosura, Prof. O.L.E. Mbatia, and Dr. Jonathan Nzuma.

 

 

  • September 2012 – February 2013: Stakeholders’ planning meetings on livelihood diversification were held in Kakamega as part of collaborative research between University of Nairobi, Lund University and local agricultural institutions in Western Kenya [lead staff was Prof. Willis Oluoch-Kosura].

 

  • November 2012: Several members of staff participated by presenting research papers on agribusiness and policy, or by chairing sessions at the Africa Farm Management Association (AFMA) Congress in Nairobi. The Agribusiness staff who participated were Dr. Rose Nyikal, Dr. David Jakinda and Prof. Willis Oluoch-Kosura.

 

  • December 2012: Focus Group Discussions were held with community members and food safety officials in Kisumu as part of preparatory planning meetings for a research project on Food Safety and Quality. The meetings were organized by Dr. David Jakinda and Dr. Rose Nyikal.
Contact Person: 
Dr.Mugivane Fred Inuani
Category: 
Staff