The Chairman of the Department of Food Science Nutrition and Technology Dr George Abong’ and Dr. Duke Gekonge were featured on Citizen Tv’s Made in Kenya show on October 17, 2022 for their innovative small scale processing techniques of the invasive and neglected Prickly Cactus pear fruit (Opuntia species) for commercialization and empowerment of the ASAL communities through Pera Foods. Pera Foods, a startup incubated by the Department, is the brainchild of Dr.
The 67th Graduation Ceremony for the University of Nairobi was held today September 23, 2022. in the Taifa Hall. The Department of Food Science Nutrition and Technology produced a total number of 65 Graduands. PhD 3, MSC 9 and BSC 53. congratulations to all our graduands.. Dr. G.O. Abong' the Chairman of the Department had the honour to bear the mace and lead the procession of the top Management of the University of Nairobi
Dr. Catherine Kunyanga leads the team in Validation and Promotion of Integrated Climate-Smart Green Gram Technologies for Improved Livelihoods in KenyaTraining on green gram value addition for farmers in Tharaka Nithi county. #ValueAddition #GreenGrams #KCSAP
The Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Technology (DFSNT) is one of the leading Departments in the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nairobi. The Department is located off Kapenguria Road, 15 Kms to the Northwest of the Nairobi Central Business District. DFSNT degree programmes have evolved from one to six; both in undergraduate and postgraduate with a certificate level course in Food Safety and Quality.