Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) was ranked first in all the nine (9) categories entered during this year’s Central Kenya Agricultural Show. The categories include:
1. Best University stand
2. Best Education stand
3. Best research organization stand
4. Most striking display stand (Large stand)
5. Best agricultural and/or Earth moving Equipment Stand
6. Best theme interpretation (agricultural based)
7. Best agricultural based statutory Board stand
8. Best large trade stand
9. Best organization in community service
The University has consistently participated in the event recording exemplary performance for the last 6 years. Most exhibits at the show are clearly geared towards addressing the problems that affect the Kenyan citizens at the grassroot. The focus on solving Kenyan problems at the grassroot endeared the judges at the show to rank the University favourably.
The Central Kenya show runs upto Saturday September 18th 2010. Meanwhile, the University is preparing for the Nairobi International trade fair that opens its doors on September 27th 2010.