Rice Research Project gain Momentum

Rice Research Project gain Momentum

Hopes to increase rice production to promote food security in Kenya are brighter following a promising study initiated by the University three years ago. The study has led researchers at JKUAT to develop high yielding and disease resistant varieties of the cereal that is now gaining importance as a major food crop in the country. The multidisciplinary research project that has brought together researchers from different disciplines mainly from the Departments of Food Science, Horticulture, Botany, and Biomechanical and Environmental engineering has since attracted new local and international collaborators including  National Irrigation Board, National Council… Continue reading →