Dr. Bimal (M.D) Elgon Kenya Limited and 20 graduate interns from UoN at the company headquarters. The graduate internship programme has been mounted in pursuit of one of the objectives of the Agricultural Technology and Innovation Centre (ATIC). ATIC aims at bridging the gap between academia and the industry. The 20 interns will be mentored in sales, production and marketing as from 11th April 2002. The interns hail from 13 different counties in Kenya including Elgeyo Marakwet, West Pokot, Trans-Nzoia, Nandi, Homa Bay, Siaya, Vihiga, Kericho, Nakuru, Kiambu, Nairobi, Murang’a, and Nyeri.
The UoN mentors include Prof. Kimenju and Dr. Chimoita Evans among others.