A German delegation Tuesday February 23, 2016 paid a visit to Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology with a mission to learn about the University’s research, innovations and technology transfer activities for possible collaboration.
The team led by the Deputy Country Director and Coordinator for the International Services at the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Kenya, Marah Koeberle was received by Council Chairman, Prof. Paul Kanyari and Deputy Vice Chancellor in charge of Academic Affairs, Prof. Romanus Odhiambo.
Prof. Kanyari informed the visiting team that JKUAT was eager to work with different industry and academia players towards fostering research and technology transfer. This he said, was one way of consolidating development that can change lives.
On his part, Prof. Romanus Odhiambo noted that JKUAT remains committed in undertaking applied research in different fields including engineering, agriculture, health sciences, build sciences technology and enterprise development.
The delegation visited JKUAT Enterprises, an Income Generating Unit (IGU) where the University is currently producing milk by-products and adding value to cereals. The team also learnt about the green energy and e-waste management projects under the Nairobi Industrial and Technology Park.