Economic and financial appraisal course

A six-week course focusing on economic and financial appraisal on the country’s energy projects attended by 26 participants drawn from the Ministry of Energy and its three parastatals closed Friday September 3, 2010 at JKUAT.

Speaking at the ceremony, Energy Permanent Secretary, Mr Patrick Nyoike, expressed appreciation to JKUAT for its quick response to ministry needs by organizing the short tailor-made course which has equipped its personnel with the skills that will enable them tackle the challenges facing the energy sector in Kenya.

The course covered areas such as biofuel, geophysics, GIS, environmental impact assessment, project management and appraisal, financial engineering, economics which will help the participants to appraise energy projects under their watch.

Vice Chancellor, Prof. Mabel Imbuga (third right), Eng Richard Muiru who represented Energy Permanent Secretary (right) with a section of the participants at the JKUAT Biogas Generation plant, a project financed by the Ministry of Energy which is supplementing the University needs.

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