Participants pose for a group photo during the writer's forum workshop
The institute for climate change and Adaptation hosted a one day capacity building workshop on Saturday, 26 th November, 2016. Among the participants were youth scientists with passion on environmental sustainability matters.
The first Africa Human Computer Interaction conference (AfrCHI) co-hosted by the University of Nairobi, School of Computing and Informatics has concluded after a five-day session with representation of at least 200 delegates from 13 African countries.
The conference themed Building bridges, breaking barriers was officially opened on November 24, 2016 by Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Information, Communication and Technology, Mr. Joseph Mucheru, represented by Principal Secretary for Broadcasting and Telecommunication, Mr. Sammy Itemere.
The conference integrated panel discussions, workshops, paper and poster presentations, keynote speeches and an onsite design challenge for students.
Official opening of Africa Conference on Human Computing Interaction (AfriCHI) at Villa Rosa Kempinski November 24, 2016
Aflatoxins are highly poisonous compounds produced by the Aspergillus fungus, which occur in soil. Several of the food crops grown in Africa, such as cassava, chili, groundnuts, maize, rice, sorghum, teff, and major cash crops such as coffee, cocoa, tea and sugarcane have been found to be contaminated with these dangerous toxins. They have also been found in processed foods such as peanut butter and foods from animal sources like egg and milk.
U.S. ambassador to Kenya, H.E. Godec awards Ms. Unelker Maoga, a 3rd-year student in the School of Biological Sciences with a prize package after winning Our Ocean Essay competition