Faculty of Agriculture

BIOSAFETY LEVEL-2 FACILITY APPROVAL

The University of Nairobi Medical Microbiology and Immunology Review Board assessed laboratories in the Department of Food Science Nutrition and Technology and The Department of Public Health Pharmacology and Toxicology  in compliance to ISO. They inspected microbiological laboratory for analysis of pathogens (salmonella and camploybacter).

THE GREAT MILLET QUEST COMPETITION

The winners and runners up  of the Great Millet Quest Competition  were students from the Department of Food Science Nutrition and Technology Pursuing  BSc. Food Science and Technology and BSc. Food Nutrition and Dietetics respectively . The Department is proud of its students of having produced such brilliant Innovators. Click  

 

 

 

 

STUDENT'S RECOGNITION CEREMONY 2022/2023

The University of Nairobi's Student recognition Ceremony was held on May 3rd 2024.  Below are the students who were awarded from the Department of Food Science Nutrition and Technology . 

1. Lawrence Mugambi -Research and Publication  award 

2. Mandre Joseph  - Interpreneurship and renovation award

3. Mwarome Jumbale

4. Rhoda Nekesa

5. Gatwiri Lolyne Kaimenyi

6. Awutonde Adeola Omotola

7. Khetia Nandani

Prof. G. O. Abong' and family was among the Prize  Donor's 

TREE PLANTING APRIL 2024

The Department of Food Science Nutrition and Technology,Staff and students led by the chairman Prof. G.O. Abong' participated in tree planting event that took place on Friday 19, 2024 at The upper Kabete Campus. The chairman encouraged students and staff to make sure they plant 100 trees this year. The University of Nairobi participates in this exercise  in solidarity with the Kenyan Government. The campaign aims at reducing greenhouse emissions, stopping, and reversing deforestation.

Feed the future Innovation Lab for Food safety by USAID

Prof. Catherine Kunyanga , Associate Dean Faculty of Agriculture   who is also an Associate  Professor in the Department of Food Science Nutrition and Technology visited  Feed the future innovation lab for food safety by USAID - presenting on poultry value chain. Women and youth pay a vital role in the poultry value chain - interventions targeting reduction of Salmonella and Campylobacter pathogens should actively engage them and consider roles of gender in this value chains. Annual meeting in Cambodia 13-17th November 2023

REPORT OF NUTRITION AWARENESS DAY HELD AT JOMO KENYATTA UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (JKUAT) ON 27TH OCTOBER 2023.

On October 27, 2023, Jomo Kenyatta University of Science and Technology (JKUAT) hosted a
nutrition awareness day event at their academy hall. The Department of Food Science, Nutrition
and Technology, University of Nairobi was represented by two Food scientist, who accompanied
the students, and 67 students pursuing Food Nutrition and Dietetics  from the department of food science nutrition and technology.
The event aimed to create awareness on all components of nutrition, and its importance in
achieving optimal health.

Registration and Orientation of first years 2023-2024

The university of Nairobi received first years starting September 25, 2023. The freshmen came in large numbers and were welcomed by the Vice chancellor Prof. Stephen Kiama , Deans and chairmen of departements. The department of Food Science Nutrition and Technology received many first years and they were received in the Department by the acting chairman then Dr. Dasel M. Kaindi .