National Food and Nutrition Symposium

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Mainstreaming Nutrition Innovations for sustainable development

University of Nairobi lecturer and SPIRIT Kenya Coordinator joins New Professional Working Group of the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), USA

Date and time: 
Wed, 2016-11-30 16:34
Location / Venue: 

USA

Expiry Date: 
Sat, 2019-11-30 16:34
Contact Person: 

Dr. G.O Abong'

SCIENTIFIC COMMUNICATION STUDENTS SEMINARS

Date and time: 
Wed, 2016-11-30 16:15
Location / Venue: 

DFSNT

As part of practical learning process, masters students in Food Safety and Quality and Food Science and Technology continuously engage in research and seminars as part of normal class process. This helps develop their presentation and writing skills as they shape their scientific future. Their Lecturer, Dr. Abong place emphasis on practical application of lessons learnt in class.

Expiry Date: 
Sat, 2019-11-30 16:15
Contact Person: 

Dr. G.O Abong'

DFSNT ENGAGES GUEST LECTURERS FROM INDUSTRY

Date and time: 
Wed, 2016-11-30 16:08
Location / Venue: 

DFSNT

Guest lecturers from Ingredion Kenya Limited interacted with MSC Food Safety and Quality as well as Food Science and Technology Students during their chemistry lesson-Carbohydrates, modification and applications as food ingredients. The team of 3 from Ingredion engaged the students in an interactive session where students got to learn various industrial practices

Expiry Date: 
Sat, 2019-11-30 16:08
Contact Person: 

Dr. G.O Abong'

KENYA-SOUTH AFRICA COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH SEMINAR

Date and time: 
Tue, 2016-11-29 16:09
Location / Venue: 

DFSNT

The National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation of Kenya together with National Research Foundation of South Africa brought together all their current funded groups to share their progress in various projects. The meeting took place in Cape Town South Africa this October. The Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Technology as well as CAVS was represented by its 4 scientists.

Expiry Date: 
Sat, 2019-11-30 16:09
Contact Person: 

Dr. G.O Abong'

TEEAL Training at CAVS

Date and time: 
Tue, 2016-11-29 15:44
Location / Venue: 

DFSNT

CAVS stepped up efforts to improve its research strength through enhanced digital information acquisition and use. Thus, a training by Teal group from Cornell University, University of Nairobi and South Africa was organized in September 2016 at CAVS library, attended by staff and post graduate students.

Expiry Date: 
Sat, 2019-11-30 15:44
Contact Person: 

Dr. G.O Abong'

Peer Induction of BSC Food Science and Technology 3rd year student attachees

Date and time: 
Tue, 2016-11-29 15:37
Location / Venue: 

DFSNT

In preparation for the attachment period that was scheduled for September to November this year, fourth years BSC Food Science and students shared with their junior colleagues attachment experience as well as giving valuable pieces of advice during the industrial training. There is no doubt that this mentorship model bore fruit given the level of interaction that took place.

Expiry Date: 
Sat, 2019-11-30 15:37
Contact Person: 

Dr. G.O Abong'

FAO Food security seminar

Date and time: 
Tue, 2016-11-29 15:34
Location / Venue: 

DFSNT

Senior FAO advisers in Africa visited CAVS this August and engaged staff and students on issues bordering food security, value addition and agribusiness. Avenues of students’ involvement in agricultural food value chains were discussed an open and interactive engagement

 

Expiry Date: 
Sat, 2019-11-30 15:34
Contact Person: 

Dr. G.O Abong'

Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Technology take part in Innovation week

Date and time: 
Tue, 2016-11-29 09:59
Location / Venue: 

DFSNT

During the 2nd University of Nairobi Innovation week, Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Technology through its value addition activities in dairy and root crops took part this August during the occasion that saw many participants engage members of the University. SPIRIT and Feed the Future Projects also featured in this occasion prominently.

 

Expiry Date: 
Sat, 2019-11-30 09:59
Contact Person: 

Chairman, DFSNT

Business incubation in agriculture

Date and time: 
Tue, 2016-11-29 09:49
Location / Venue: 

DFSNT,PILOT PLANT

Equity Group foundation engaged CAVS towards realising strong business incubation through various ongoing innovation ideas that are immense and can be tapped from student population. Discussions took place at the faculty board room chaired by dean, Prof. Kimenju. Activities of the pilot plant were seen to be of major importance towards this end.

 

Expiry Date: 
Sat, 2019-11-30 09:49
Contact Person: 

Dr. G.O Abong'

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