Chancellor visits main campus


The Chancellor Prof. Francis Gichaga (3rd right) receiving first hand information on the Nerica rice production research centre at JKUAT farm. The project, a joint research initiative between JKUAT and Nagoya University focusing on producing new high yielding quality rice varieties capable of resisting the hard climatic conditions particularly the arid and semi arid regions of Kenya. JKUAT researchers are at the brink of developing various rice seeds capable of surviving the various semi arid climatic regions of the country. Prof. Gichaga is here seen with Vice Chancellor Prof. Mabel Imbuga (2nd left) and Deputy Vice Chancellor in charge of Research, Production and Extension Prof. Esther Kahangi (2nd right). Read speech





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