Food Science and Technology Platform of Kenya (FoSTeP-K) holds its inaugural conference: 29th March-1st April 2016
Date and time: 
Tue, 2016-03-29 07:00
Location / Venue: 

KEFRI Muguga

Food Science and Technology Platform of Kenya (FoSTeP-K) held its inaugural conference on 29th March-1st April 2016 in Nairobi Kenya. The conference was preceded by two workshops on scholarly writing and publications, and aflatoxin management, respectively. The attendance included a number of young and upcoming scientists, international delegates as well as east African countries such as Ethiopia, Tanzania, Malawi and DRC. The Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Technology was represented by Dr. George Abong’ who is the current FoSTeP-K Chairman, Prof. Edward G. Karuri and a number of post-graduate and undergraduate students. The conference was officially opened by the Cabinet Secretary of Education (Dr. F. Matiangi) through his representative, Dr. M. Ruggut the Director General of the National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation. In the current write up, we give a summary what transpired during the conference. International Union of Food Science and Technologists (IUFoST) representative, Dr. G. Moy, Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI) Deputy Director and Nestle Kenya Director, were among the dignitaries that graced the occasion.

Expiry Date: 
Mon, 2018-04-30 12:09
Contact Person: 

Dr. George Abong'

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