Latest News in Food Science, Nutrition and Technology

The Ag. Dean, Dr J Mburu and Departmental Chairs including Dr. G Abong' of Food Science, Nutrition and Technology held a meeting with Prof Jose Cisneros on 6th March 2019 to discuss collaboration. The team agreed to explore available avenues.

 

 



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Food Security Center (FSC-UoN) attended and participated in the  4TH HIDDEN HUNGER CONGRESS, 2019 in Germany. Dr. C. N. Kunyanga of the Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Technology , University of Nairobi was among the participants.



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Faculty of Agriculture
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College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences
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Three Students defended there PhD Proposals in the Departmental Level on Friday February 1, 2019

1. Physico - Chemical sensory and keepiing qualities of instant soup mixes made from cowpeas leaves. By Joshua Ombaka Owade

2. Guava utilization , processing and physico -chemical changes during processing and storage of blenede guava nectars in Kenya. By Duke Gekonge Omayio

3. Effect of low dietary phosphorus adherence on protein intake among haemodialis pateints at Kenyatta Natioanl Hospital: a cohort study by Alexander Mbogo
 



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AHN Lecture Theatre
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CAVS Awardees in the Inaugral UON Staff Awards

The University of Nairobi held its first ever Annual staff award ceremony to recognize staff with distinguished long service, exemplary performance through staff appraisal and performance contract.

 

College of Agriculture and Veterinary Science was awarded in the best performing college category while Wangari Maathai Institute was awarded in the best performing Institute Category.

 

Long Service Awards Category



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AHN Lecture Theatre
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REGIONAL WORKSHOP FOR FOOD SECURITY CENTER

“Youth and Innovation Summit: Sustainable Solutions towards ZERO Hunger in Africa” held on 25th-26th October, 2018.



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AHN Lecture Theatre
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FAO Sensitization Meeting for Intergration of Nutrition in Agriculture and Food Systems Curriculum - University of Nairobi

 



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Faculty of Agriculture
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Students are expected to prepare a project proposal on a specific problem relevant to food science and technology and suggest possible measures to solve the problem backed by appropriate scientific literature search.  The current fourth years presented there prposals on June 22, 2018



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Faculty of Agriculture
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The Department organizes for Industrial trips every year . The FST Four students academic year 2017/2018 visited the Nairobi Bottlers Limited



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Nairobi Bottlers Limited
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