- UNIVERSITY LIFE
- ABOUT UON
- MEDIA CENTRE
Lanzhou University delegation visits UoN
As part of the familiarization steps towards realization of the objectives of the memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the University of Nairobi (UoN) and Lanzhou University (LZU), China, a delegation from LZU visited UoN.
The two universities recently signed an MOU that will see them collaborate in agriculture related projects especially in research, students and staff exchange and training.
Presiding over a meeting on behalf of the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Isaac Mbeche, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs, welcomed the move saying that UoN’s strategic plan is clear on partnerships and linkages. He said that through such arrangements, both institutions will benefit especially from each other’s areas of expertise.
The College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences (CAVS) will work hand in hand with the LZU team in various areas including dry land agriculture and new agricultural technologies. A delegation from CAVS will visit LZU later in the month for a forum on Dry Land Agriculture.
In attendance was Prof. Jacob Kaimenyi, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs, Prof. Agnes Mwang’ombe, Principal, CAVS, Prof. S. Shibairo, Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, Prof. Simeon Mitema, Director, Centre for International Programmes and Links, among others.